Kay etymology

Old French

Old French word kay comes from Latin ago, Latin co- ((intensifier). Together, with.), Proto-Indo-European *kagʰ-, Proto-Indo-European - -yós, Latin co

Etymology of kay

Detailed word origin of kay

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ago Latin (lat) (of offerings) I slay, kill (as a sacrifice). (of plants) I put forth, sprout, extend. (of time) I pass, spend. I accomplish, manage, achieve. I chase, pursue. I discuss, plead, deliberate. I do, act, make, behave. I drive at, pursue (a course of action). I drive, conduct. I guide, govern, administer. I perform, transact. I push, move, impel. I rob, steal, plunder, carry off. I stir up, [...]
co- Latin (lat) (intensifier). Together, with.
*kagʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
- -yós Proto-Indo-European (ine)
co Latin (lat)
*kagʰom Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*kagʰyóm Proto-Indo-European (ine) Enclosure, hedge.
coacto Latin (lat) I compel, constrain, force.
coagulum Latin (lat) Curd. Rennet. Thickening, congealing. Tie, bond, binding agent.
*kagyom Proto-Celtic (cel-pro) Pen, enclosure.
cagiíun Gaulish (cel-gau)
cagiíum Gaulish (cel-gau)
*kagyom Gaulish (cel-gau)
caium Latin (lat) (Middle Latin) quay, wharf. (Middle Latin) storehouse, shop, workshop.
cail Old French (fro) Quay; wharf.