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You are viewing the etymology of round meaning: (Verb) (intransitive, archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To speak in a low tone; whisper; speak secretly; take counsel.. (transitive, archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, [...](intransitive, archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To speak in a low tone; whisper; speak secretly; take counsel.. (transitive, archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, [...]. You may also see other English etymologies of round.
English word round comes from Proto-Indo-European *(e)rew-, Proto-Indo-European *(e)rewə-.

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Round detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(e)rew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*(e)rewə- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*raunō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*raunijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
rūnian Old English (ang)
rounen Middle English (enm)
round English (eng) (intransitive, archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To speak in a low tone; whisper; speak secretly; take counsel.. (transitive, archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To address or speak to in a whisper, utter in a whisper.