set etymology

Italian word set comes from Proto-Germanic *gamaną, Proto-Indo-European *sodéyeti (To set, to seat, to cause to sit.), Old English (ca. 450-1100) set (Seat.), Old Norse sæti, Old English (ca. 450-1100) sǣte

Detailed word origin of set

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gamaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A fellow human, associate, companion. Fun, amusement, game, sport. Pleasure, enjoyment, joy.
*sodéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To set, to seat, to cause to sit.
set Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Seat.
sæti Old Norse (non)
sǣte Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
gamen Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Game, sport, or pastime. Joy, mirth, or pleasure.
*satjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To set, to place down.
gammen Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
*satīniz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A setting, placing, position.
sittan Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) To sit.
settan Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) To set, establish, place, make.
setten Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
sette Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
match English (eng) (metalworking) A perforated board, block of plaster, hardened sand, etc., in which a pattern is partly embedded when a mould is made, for giving shape to the surfaces of separation between the parts of the mould.. (sports) A competitive sporting event such as a boxing meet, a baseball game, or a cricket match.. A candidate for matrimony; one to be gained in marriage.. A marriage.. A pair of [...]
set Italian (ita) Set (group of things, maths, tennis, cinema etc).

Words with the same origin as set

Descendants of *gamaną
Descendants of *sodéyeti
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