bordel etymology

Middle English word bordel comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerdʰ-, Proto-Indo-European *bheredh-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰr̥dʰ-o-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰébʰrus (Beaver.), Proto-Indo-European *bʰr̥dʰóm, Latin -ellum

Detailed word origin of bordel

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰerdʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bheredh- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰr̥dʰ-o- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰébʰrus Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Beaver.
*bʰr̥dʰóm Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
-ellum Latin (lat)
*burdą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Board, plank. Table.
*bord Frankish (frk) Board, plank.
bordellum Malayalam (mal)
bordum Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) plank, board. (Medieval Latin, nautical) shipboard.
borda Latin (lat)
bort Old French (fro)
borde Old French (fro)
bordellum Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) brothel. (Medieval Latin) little hut.
bordeal Old French (fro)
bordel Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bordel

Descendants of *bʰerdʰ-
abord bord bord cloth bordcloth bordure overborde table cloth tabyllcloth tabylle clothe
Descendants of *bʰébʰrus
bever