scherm etymology

Dutch word scherm comes from Proto-Indo-European *kor-, and later Proto-Germanic *skirmiz (Covering, shelter, screen. Fur, hide, pelt.)

Detailed word origin of scherm

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kor- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*skirmiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Covering, shelter, screen. Fur, hide, pelt.
*skirm Frankish (frk) Covering. Hide, skin.
*scerm Old Dutch (odt)
scherm Middle Dutch (dum) Protection, cover. Protective screen.
scherm Dutch (nld) (plant) umbel. Awning, sunblind. Display screen, monitor. Screen, protection.

Words with the same origin as scherm

Descendants of *kor-
cirkel cruise examen gastheer heer heerlijk herfst hert hertog kanker koers kort krant kruis mijnheer rang ring ringen roep roepen rug schaar scheer tekort