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Middle English

From Old English snāw.

Old English

From Proto-Germanic *snaiwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sneygʷʰ-. Cognate with Old High German snēo, Old Norse snær and Gothic 𐍃𐌽𐌰𐌹𐍅𐍃 (snaiws).

Scots

From Middle English snaw, a northern form of snow, from Old English snāw, from Proto-Germanic *snaiwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sneygʷʰ-.