broiden etymology

Middle English word broiden comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrēǵ-, Old Dutch *bursta, Old Dutch *brordōn, Proto-Indo-European *bʰr̥sdʰ-, Proto-Germanic *bruzdaz (Point, spike, thorn.)

Detailed word origin of broiden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰrēǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bursta Old Dutch (odt)
*brordōn Old Dutch (odt)
*bʰr̥sdʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bruzdaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Point, spike, thorn.
*breh- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*bregdaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To flicker, flutter, jerk, tug (on), twitch, flinch, move, swing.
*brosdōn Old Dutch (odt)
*bruzdōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To prick (as with a point).
brēdan Old English (ang)
*brosdōn Frankish (frk) To embroider.
*bruzdōn Frankish (frk)
*brustare Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
brouder Old French (fro)
embrosder Old French (fro)
broiden Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as broiden

Descendants of *bʰrēǵ-
abraiden abreiden brag braggen braiden breden breiden bridel broȝden brydel bræiden upbreiden
Descendants of *bursta
brouden embroderen embrouden embroudren embrowderen
Descendants of *bruzdaz
brod brodd brodden brood