os etymology

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

You can also see our other etymologies for the Swedish word os. Currently you are viewing the etymology of os with the meaning: (Noun) (uncountable) (bad) smell, especially a strong smell originating from cooking. A river mouth; the place where a creek, stream or river enters into a lake. Indefinite genitive singular of o.(uncountable) (bad) smell, especially a strong smell originating from cooking. A river mouth; the place where a creek, stream or river enters into a lake. Indefinite genitive singular of o

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.
ōs Old Swedish (gmq-osw)
óss Old Norse (non)
os Old Swedish (gmq-osw)
os Swedish (swe) (uncountable) (bad) smell, especially a strong smell originating from cooking. A river mouth; the place where a creek, stream or river enters into a lake. Indefinite genitive singular of o.

Words with the same origin as os

Descendants of *h₂ems-
Asbjörn Astrid Esbjörn Eskil Oscar Oskar Osvald as asgarva Åsa ås
Descendants of *h₃éh₁os
orakel