childhod etymology

Middle English word childhod comes from Old English -hād, Old English ċild, Old English cild, and later Old English cildhad (Childhood.)

Detailed word origin of childhod

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-hād Old English (ang)
ċild Old English (ang)
cild Old English (ang) A baby, (especially) a female baby. A child. A child in the womb: a fetus.
cildhad Old English (ang) Childhood.
ċildhād Old English (ang)
childhod Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as childhod

Descendants of -hād
-hod bischophad bishophood childhad childhede knighthed maydenhode maȝdenhad meidenhod
Descendants of ċild
child childlich stepchild