bondage etymology

English word bondage comes from Old Norse búandi, Old French bende, Old English beand, and later Old English bonda (Husband.)

Detailed word origin of bondage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
búandi Old Norse (non)
bende Old French (fro)
beand Old English (ang)
bonda Old English (ang) Husband.
band Middle English (enm)
bond Middle English (enm)
bondagium Malayalam (mal)
bondage Middle English (enm)
bondage English (eng) (attributive) Applied to clothing with many buckles, zips, etc., associated with punk and goth subcultures.. (by extension) The state of lacking freedom; constraint.. The practice of tying people up for sexual pleasure.. The state of being enslaved or the practice of slavery.

Words with the same origin as bondage

Descendants of bende
band
Descendants of beand
bend bent bond