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English

From Middle English snow, snaw, from Old English snāw (snow), from Proto-Germanic *snaiwaz (snow), from Proto-Indo-European *snóygʷʰos (snow), from the root *sneygʷʰ-. Cognate with Scots snaw (snow), West Frisian snie (snow), Dutch sneeuw (snow), German Schnee (snow), Danish sne (snow), Norwegian snø (snow), Swedish snö (snow), Icelandic snjór (snow), Latin nix (snow), Russian снег (sneg), Ancient Greek νίφα (nípha), dialectal Albanian nehë (place where the snow melts), Sanskrit स्नेह (snéha, oil, grease).

Middle English

From Old English snāw, from Proto-Germanic *snaiwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *snóygʷʰos.