breden etymology

Middle English word breden comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrēǵ-, Proto-Germanic *brēdaną (To roast (meat). To warm, heat, broil.), Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewh₁-, Proto-Germanic *brōaną (To singe, warm, brew.), Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewe-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰreh₁-, Proto-Germanic *braidaz (Broad, wide.)

Detailed word origin of breden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰrēǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*brēdaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To roast (meat). To warm, heat, broil.
*bʰrewh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*brōaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To singe, warm, brew.
*bʰrewe- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰreh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*braidaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Broad, wide.
*breh- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*braidijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To broaden, make broad, extend.
*bregdaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To flicker, flutter, jerk, tug (on), twitch, flinch, move, swing.
*bʰēr- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
brǣdan Old English (ang)
*brōduz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Brood; breeding. Heat, warmth, incubation.
*brōdijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To breed. To keep warm; brood.
breġdan Old English (ang)
breden Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as breden

Descendants of *bʰrēǵ-
abraiden abreiden brag braggen braiden breiden bridel broiden broȝden brydel bræiden upbreiden
Descendants of *brēdaną
breaden
Descendants of *bʰrewh₁-
barn berand bere beren bern beryen biren bordcloth bourne brame brawne breedthe breie breth brode broom brugge byrd byrde byrre bærd picbred preferren steopbearne yborn
Descendants of *brōaną
brod broilen broillen brood brulen
Descendants of *bʰrewe-
bare barow barwe berien berken berm berme birlen bordel braith breed bregg brethel brig brom
Descendants of *bʰreh₁-
bredyng breedyng
Descendants of *braidaz
brede