English word wharf comes from Old English hwearf.

Wharf etymology history

Wharf detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hwearf Old English (ang)
wharf English (eng) A man-made landing place for ships on a shore or river bank.. The bank of a river, or the shore of the sea. (transitive) To place on a wharf.. (transitive) To secure by a wharf.