dag etymology

Dutch word dag comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰris, and later Proto-Germanic *dagaz ((Runic alphabet) name of the D-rune (ᛞ). Day.)

Detailed word origin of dag

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dʰegʷʰris Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dagaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (Runic alphabet) name of the D-rune (ᛞ). Day.
dag Old Dutch (odt) Day.
dach Middle Dutch (dum) Day.
dag Dutch (nld) Goodbye, same shortening. Hello, short for 'goodday; goodbye' Day (period of 24 hours). Daytime (time between sunrise and sunset).

Words with the same origin as dag

Descendants of *dʰegʷʰris
aanleveren afleveren aflevering flambouw leveren libel liberaal libretto opleveren overleveren overlevering uitleveren