elne etymology

Middle English word elne comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el-, Proto-Germanic *alaną (To breed. To grow. To grow old, to mature.), Proto-Indo-European *Heh₃l-

Detailed word origin of elne

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂el- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to raise, feed, nourish, beyond, to grow
*alaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To breed. To grow. To grow old, to mature.
*Heh₃l- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽 Gothic (got) To grow, be nourished.
*alinō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Elbow. Ell, cubit.
eln Old English (ang) Ell.
*aljaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Strength, courage. Zeal, eagerness.
ellen Old English (ang) Strength, courage, bravery.
elle Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as elne

Descendants of *h₂el-
abolisshen al- ald all all- allegorie almihtiȝ als alswa alswo alter as aw eald eld element elles elnen elning enhaunsen heiȝwei old oldnesse weoreld
Descendants of *alaną
elle ellen elnung
Descendants of *Heh₃l-
elbowe eln