kaito- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root kaito-: heath, heathen, hoyden.


Forest, uncultivated land.

1. heath from Old English hǣth, heath, untilled land, from Germanic *haithiz.
a. heathen from Old English hǣthen, heathen, "savage" (< "one inhabiting uncultivated land");
b. hoyden from Middle Dutch heiden, heathen. Both a and b from Germanic *haithinaz.

[Pokorny kaito- 521.]

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