From Middle English blowen, from Old English blāwan ("to blow, breathe, inflate, sound"), from Proto-West Germanic *blāan, from Proto-Germanic *blēaną ("to blow") (compare German blähen), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₁- ("to swell, blow up") (compare Latin flō ("to blow") and Old Armenian բեղուն ("fertile")).
From Middle English blo, bloo, from Old English blāw ("blue"), from Proto-Germanic *blēwaz ("blue, dark blue, grey, black"), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlēw- ("yellow, blond, grey"). Cognate with Latin flavus ("yellow"). blue.
From Middle English blowe, blaw, northern variant of blewe, from Proto-Germanic *blewwaną (compare Old Norse blegði, German einbläuen, Middle Dutch blouwen). Related to block.
From Middle English blowen, from Old English blōwan, from Proto-Germanic *blōaną (compare Dutch bloeien, German blühen), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (compare Latin floreo).
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