bunny etymology

English word bunny comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰowHéyeti, Proto-Indo-European - -yéti, Proto-Indo-European *bʰōw-, Old English (ca. 450-1100) bune, and later Proto-Indo-European *bʰúHt (To become.)

You can also see our other etymologies for the English word bunny. Currently you are viewing the etymology of bunny with the meaning: (Noun) (UK, _, dialectal) A brick arch or wooden bridge, covered with earth across a drawn or carriage in a water-meadow, just wide enough to allow a hay-wagon to pass over.. (UK, _, dialectal) A chine [...](UK, _, dialectal) A brick arch or wooden bridge, covered with earth across a drawn or carriage in a water-meadow, just wide enough to allow a hay-wagon to pass over.. (UK, _, dialectal) A chine [...]

Detailed word origin of bunny

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰowHéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- -yéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰōw- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to swell, inflate, to blow, swell , to dwell
bune Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
*bʰúHt Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To become.
*bʰuHyéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be becoming, to be growing, to be appearing.
*būaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To dwell, to reside.
bóa Old Norse (non)
bune Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
bunny English (eng) (UK, _, dialectal) A brick arch or wooden bridge, covered with earth across a drawn or carriage in a water-meadow, just wide enough to allow a hay-wagon to pass over.. (UK, _, dialectal) A chine or gully formed by water running over the edge of a cliff; a wooded glen or small ravine opening through the cliff line to the sea.. (UK, _, dialectal) A culvert or short covered drain connecting two [...]

Words with the same origin as bunny

Descendants of - -yéti
accept accepted behave bottle bound build capable case cash catch chase escape except had have haven heaven heavy hello husband physical prince receive work working
Descendants of *bʰōw-
bill boil boiled boiling bold bolt bond bucket bull bullshit butch butcher by bypass google hubby nearby neighbour neighbourhood rebuild