Other Word Forms of Welkin
Origin of Welkin
From Middle English welkne, wolkne (“clouds, heavens"), from Old English wolcnu (“clouds"), plural of wolcen (“cloud"), from Proto-Germanic *wulkanÄ…, *wulkō, *wulkô (“cloud"), from Proto-Indo-European *welg-, *welk- (“wet, moist"). Cognate with Dutch wolk (“cloud"), Dutch welken (“to wither"), Low German Wulke (“cloud"), German Wolke (“cloud"), German welken (“to wither"). More at welk.
Middle English welken from Old English wolcen, weolcen cloud
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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