os etymology

Norwegian word os comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ems-, Proto-Indo-European *h₃éh₁os (Mouth.), Proto-Germanic *wōsą (Juice, moisture.)

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Detailed word origin of os

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ems- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₃éh₁os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Mouth.
*wōsą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Juice, moisture.
*h₂émsus Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ōsaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (anatomy) mouth. (of a river) mouth, inlet.
*ós Old Norse (non)
*ansuz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (Runic alphabet) name of the A-rune (ᚨ). Deity, god. Mouth.
óss Old Norse (non)
os Norwegian (nor)

Words with the same origin as os

Descendants of *h₂ems-
Aase Asbjørn Asgeir Astrid Eskil Espen Jesper Oskar Osvald Åse ås
Descendants of *h₃éh₁os
orakel