Lager etymology

German word Lager comes from Proto-Indo-European *logʰeye-, and later Proto-Germanic *legraz (Lying (together with someone).)

Detailed word origin of Lager

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*logʰeye- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*legraz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Lying (together with someone).
*legrą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A lying, a place where one lies; camp.
legar Old High German (goh)
Lager German (deu) Bearing (mechanical device). Camp. Short for ; lager (beer of low fermentation). Store; deposit.