barn etymology

English word barn comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) bere (Barley.), Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewe-, Proto-Indo-European *ros-

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Detailed word origin of barn

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bere Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Barley.
*bʰrewe- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ros- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰrē- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to carry, to bear, to carry, transport, to carry, bear
*razną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) House, dwelling.
*bʰéreti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be carrying.
ærn, ræn Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) House, habitation.
*bēriz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Bearable, fruitful, viable. Pertaining to bearing, carrying.
bereærn Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
*barną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Child.
barn Old Norse (non) Child.
bearn Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) A child, especially a son.
bern Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
barn English (eng) (dialect, parts of, _, Northern England) A child.

Words with the same origin as barn

Descendants of bere
Descendants of *bʰrewe-
bar barking base bear beer bird birth board born bread break breath breathe bridge broke broken brown buried burn bury difference fortune offer prefer suffer
Descendants of *ros-
rest restless restroom