kist etymology

Dutch word kist comes from Proto-Indo-European *kista, Proto-Indo-European *kisteh₂, and later Latin cista (A trunk, a chest, a casket.)

Detailed word origin of kist

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kista Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kisteh₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
κίστη Ancient Greek (grc)
cista Latin (lat) A trunk, a chest, a casket.
kist Dutch (nld) (aviation) aeroplane. (informal) a boot or large shoe, especially an army boot. Box, chest. Coffin.

Words with the same origin as kist

Descendants of *kista
bondskist doodkist doodskist legerkist schatkist soldatenkist zeepkist zeepkistenrace