bond etymology

Middle English word bond comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ-, Old Norse búa (To dress, decorate. To prepare. To reside.)

Detailed word origin of bond

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰendʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) bind, to bind, to tie, bind , to tie
búa Old Norse (non) To dress, decorate. To prepare. To reside.
*bandiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Band.
bóandi Old Norse (non)
bend Old English (ang)
*bend Frankish (frk)
bonda Old English (ang) Husband.
banda Old Provençal (pro)
*benda Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
bende Old French (fro)
band Middle English (enm)
bond Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bond

Descendants of *bʰendʰ-
band bande bastard bend benden binden bondage bonde bonet boose bos bose bundel unbynden
Descendants of búa
bostlen boun buen bun bune busken bustelen bustlen housbonde husbonde