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You are viewing the etymology of round meaning: (Noun) (archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) A whisper; whispering.. (archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Discourse; song.(archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) A whisper; whispering.. (archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Discourse; song.. You may also see other English etymologies of round.
English word round comes from Proto-Indo-European *(e)rwō-, Proto-Indo-European *kerk-, Proto-Indo-European *rewH-, and later Proto-Germanic *hrugnaz (Spawn of frogs or fish; roe.).

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Round detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(e)rwō- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to trace, find out, look out
*kerk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*rewH- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hrugnaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Spawn of frogs or fish; roe.
*rewHn- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hrogn Old English (ang)
*rūnō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Rune (letter of the Germanic runic alphabet). Secret, mystery.
run Old English (ang) Advice, counsel. Mystery, secret. Writing; a rune.
rūn Old English (ang)
rawne Middle English (enm)
round English (eng) (archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) A whisper; whispering.. (archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Discourse; song.

Words with the same origin as round

Descendants of *kerk-
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Descendants of *rewH-
roast rush