So etymology


English word so comes from Proto-Indo-European *swé (Self (reflexive pronoun).), Proto-Indo-European *swe, Proto-Indo-European *swō

Etymology of so

Detailed word origin of so

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*swé Proto-Indo-European (ine) Self (reflexive pronoun).
*swe Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*swō Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*swē Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) As if. Just like, in the same manner as. Like, similar to.
swā Old English (ang)
swa Old English (ang) On condition that. So, with the result that That, of that Doubled as a comparative: Doubled as a correlative: the...the.... So, thus. To the extent stated; to a great extent, so, very.
zuo Middle English (enm) So.
so English (en) (archaic) Provided that; on condition that, as long as.. In order that.. With the result that; for that reason; therefore. (archaic) Be as you are; stand still; used especially to cows; also used by sailors.. Short for so what.. Used after a pause for thought to introduce a new topic, question or story.. Used to connect previous conversation or events to the following question. (dated, UK, [...]

Words with the same origin as so

Descendants of *swe