cruise etymology

Dutch word cruise comes from Proto-Indo-European *sker-

Detailed word origin of cruise

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sker- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) cut, to turn, bend, to bend, turn, shear, to twist, bend, dung, manure
crucem Latin (lat)
cruce Middle Dutch (dum)
kruis Dutch (nld) (figuratively) difficult or tortuous situation. (heraldiccharge) cross. (music) sharp. Cross (execution device). Cross, X-shape. Crotch. Heads (side of a coin).
kruisen Dutch (nld) (transitive) to breed (to arrange the mating of specific animals or plants). (transitive) to cross, intersect.
cruise English (eng) (ambitransitive, forestry) To inspect (forest land) for the purpose of estimating the quantity of lumber it will yield.. (intransitive) To sail about, especially for pleasure.. (intransitive) To travel at constant speed for maximum operating efficiency.. (intransitive, child development) To walk while holding on to an object (stage in development of ambulation, typically occurring at 10 [...]
cruise Dutch (nld) Cruise.

Words with the same origin as cruise

Descendants of *sker-
concurreren effect examen executie gastheer haai haar haard harnas heer heerlijk heerschappij herberg hert hertog jongeheer koers krant mijnheer rap rapen roep roepen roeping schaamhaar