stronger etymology

English word stronger comes from Proto-Indo-European *strenk-

Detailed word origin of stronger

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*strenk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) taut
*strangijaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
strongra Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
strengere Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
stronger English (eng) (logic) Said of one proposition with respect to another one: that the former entails the latter, but the latter does not entail the former.

Words with the same origin as stronger

Descendants of *strenk-
distress district prestigious restrain restraint restricted strain strength strengthen strengths stress stressed stressful strict string strong strongest stronghold