gyrden etymology

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

Detailed word origin of gyrden

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

Words with the same origin as gyrden

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