Heat etymology


English word heat comes from Proto-Germanic *haitaz (Hot.)

Etymology of heat

Detailed word origin of heat

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*haitaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Hot.
*haitijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
hǣtan Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
heten Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
heat English (en) To arouse, to excite (sexually).. To cause an increase in temperature of an object or space; to cause something to become hot (often with "up").. To excite ardour in; to rouse to action; to excite to excess; to inflame, as the passions.. To excite or make hot by action or emotion; to make feverish.

Words with the same origin as heat

Descendants of *haitaz

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