False Cognate Etymological Dictionary

Castillian Spanish edit

abrigado edit

From (deprecated template usage) abrigar, back-formation of archaic (deprecated template usage) brigado, from Vulgar Latin *bricare (to heat, to warm), from Latin (deprecated template usage) bricō, a borrowing from an Osco-Umbrian lect, from Proto-Italic *gʷrik-, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷrey- (to scorch). Cognates include French (deprecated template usage) briquette, English gray, brick.

ademán edit

From (deprecated template usage) demanar, from Latin phrase manū ("[made] of the hand").

Ancient Greek edit

haploûs edit

Via metathesis, from earlier *halpóns, from Proto-Indo-European *sm̥lpónts, from *sḗmel. Cognate to Latin sēmel. Alternatively, *halpóns from a Pre-Verner-Germanic borrowing, likely *halfónþs, from *halfás, which led to Proto-Germanic *halbaz. Therefore, cognate to English half.

Italian edit

pulito edit

A borrowing from Pre-Germanic *pūlitō, which yielded Proto-Germanic *fūliþō, indicating the importance of sarcasm in the Italian community. Cognates include English filth.

English edit

Minnesota edit

A corruption of Proto-Germanic *minnisōdaz, past participle of *minnisōną, in reference to the population.