health etymology

English word health comes from Proto-Germanic *haliþaz (Hero.)

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Detailed word origin of health

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*haliþaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Hero.
hæleþ Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Man, hero, warrior.
haleth Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) A warrior; hero; man.
health English (eng) (obsolete) A warrior; hero; man.

Words with the same origin as health

Descendants of *haliþaz
healthy