yesterday etymology

English word yesterday comes from Old English ġiestrandæġ

Detailed word origin of yesterday

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ġiestrandæġ Old English (ang)
ȝisterdai Middle English (enm)
yesterday English (eng) The (recent) past, often disparaging.. The day immediately before today; one day ago. As soon as possible. On the day before today.

Words with the same origin as yesterday

Descendants of ġiestrandæġ
born yesterday