Other Word Forms of Sand
Origin of Sand
From Middle English, from Old English sand, from Proto-Germanic *samdaz (compare West Frisian sân, Dutch zand, German Sand, Danish sand), from Proto-Indo-European *sámhâ‚‚dÊ°os (compare Latin sabulum, Ancient Greek ἄμαθος (ámathos)), from *sem- (“to pour") (compare English dialectal samel (“sand bottom"), Old Irish to-ess-sem (“to pour out"), Latin sentina (“bilge water"), Lithuanian sémti (“to scoop"), Ancient Greek ἀμάω (amáō, “to gather"), ἄμη (amÄ“, “water bucket")).
Middle English from Old English
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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