brag etymology

Middle English word brag comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrēǵ-

Detailed word origin of brag

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰrēǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to shine
*breh- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*bragz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) One who is first or foremost, a premier, chief, leader, prince.
bragr Old Norse (non)
brag Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as brag

Descendants of *bʰrēǵ-
abraiden abreiden braggen braiden breden breiden bridel broiden broȝden brydel bræiden upbreiden