Ekran etymology


Polish word ekran comes from Proto-Germanic *skirmiz (Covering, shelter, screen. Fur, hide, pelt.)

Etymology of ekran

Detailed word origin of ekran

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*skirmiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Covering, shelter, screen. Fur, hide, pelt.
*skirm Frankish (frk) Covering. Hide, skin.
*scerm Old Dutch (odt)
scherm Middle Dutch (dum) Protection, cover. Protective screen.
escran Middle French (frm) Screen (physical barrier for protection or to block out light).
écran French (fr) Screen.
ekran Polish (pl) Screen (TV, monitor).