winly etymology

Middle English word winly comes from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wen-, Proto-Indo-European *wā-, and later Old English wynlic (Delightful, pleasing, agreeable, charming.)

Detailed word origin of winly

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*wen- Proto-Indo-Iranian (iir-pro)
*wā- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wun- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wn-yeH₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wunjō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (Runic alphabet) name of the W-rune (ᚹ). Joy, delight, pleasure, lust.
wynn Old English (ang) Joy, delight. The letter wynn: Ƿ, ƿ (/w/).. The runic character ᚹ.
*wunilīkaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
wynlīċ Old English (ang)
wynlic Old English (ang) Delightful, pleasing, agreeable, charming.
wunliche Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as winly

Descendants of *wen-
Balduin an bin com in enflamen in in kene bowe inborȝ incomen infangthef infaren ingot inleden inner insiht inwork wen wenne winnelich winsum wondirful wont woonted wunder wunien
Descendants of *wā-
Baldwin wandrien wene wenen wine winn winsom wonder wondrien wondrous wone wound wune wunliche wunsum