wett etymology

Middle English word wett comes from Proto-Indo-European *wóyde (To have seen, to know.), Proto-Indo-European *wei-, Old English wita (Wise man, adviser, counsellor.)

Detailed word origin of wett

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*wóyde Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To have seen, to know.
*wei- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
wita Old English (ang) Wise man, adviser, counsellor.
*wītaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To go; go forth; part. To punish; torment. To see; know.
*wed- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*witaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To know.
wītan Old English (ang)
*wētaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Wet.
*wētijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To wet; make wet.
witan Old English (ang) To be conscious of, to know or feel (an emotion etc.). To be wise. To know, be aware.
wǣtan Old English (ang)
witen Middle English (enm) To know.
weten Middle English (enm)
wett Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as wett

Descendants of *wóyde
avisen avys biwitien envie giden gien guiden guien gyden gyen luxurie provisioun reveue surveyen vewe visage visiten weten witen witewold witten wittol wost woth
Descendants of *wei-
iwett oter otir otur otyre unwatri waschen washen wat water watir edyr watirly wattry watyradyr watyrnedyre weet weschen wet ywet
Descendants of wita
biwitten