gerden etymology

Middle English word gerden comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʰerdʰ-, Old English ġierd, Old English ġeard, and later Proto-Germanic *gerdaną (To gird.)

Detailed word origin of gerden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʰerdʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
ġierd Old English (ang)
ġeard Old English (ang)
*gerdaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To gird.
*gʰr̥dʰye/o- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
ȝeard Middle English (enm)
*gurdijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To gird.
gyrdan Old English (ang) To gird.
gerden Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as gerden

Descendants of *gʰerdʰ-
court curtesie gardyn gerd gerdel gerth girden girth gurdel gyrden gyrth orchard orcherd thurgh-girt yard yerd ȝeard ȝerd