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English

From Middle English winter, from Old English winter, from Proto-Germanic *wintruz (winter). Cognate with West Frisian winter (winter), Dutch winter (winter), German Winter (winter), Danish, Swedish and Norwegian vinter (winter), Icelandic vetur (winter).

Afrikaans

From Dutch winter.

Alemannic German

From Middle High German winter, from Old High German wintar, from Proto-Germanic *wintruz. Cognate with German Winter, Dutch winter, English winter, Swedish vinter.

Dutch

From Middle Dutch winter, from Old Dutch winter, from Proto-Germanic *wintruz.

Middle Dutch

From Old Dutch winter, from Proto-Germanic *wintruz.

Middle English

From Old English winter; in turn from Proto-Germanic *wintruz.

Old Dutch

From Proto-Germanic *wintruz.

Old English

From Proto-Germanic *wintruz, whence also Old Frisian winter, Old High German and Old Saxon wintar, Old Norse vetr and vintr, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐌽𐍄𐍂𐌿𐍃 (wintrus). Perhaps represents a nasalised variant of Proto-Indo-European *wed- (whence also English water, wet); but perhaps akin to Old English winistre (left (side)), with original sense possibly a cardinal direction or possibly "unfavorable" .

Scots

From Middle English winter, from Old English winter, from Proto-Germanic *wintruz.

West Frisian

From Old Frisian winter, from Proto-Germanic *wintruz.