herber etymology

Middle English word herber comes from Proto-Germanic *harjaz (Army. Army leader; commander; warrior.), German Heer (Army (ground forces).), German bergen, Proto-Germanic *bergō

Detailed word origin of herber

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*harjaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Army. Army leader; commander; warrior.
Heer German (deu) Army (ground forces).
bergen German (deu) (transitive) to conceal; shelter; to contain. (transitive) to salvage; to recover. (transitive) to save (someone); to rescue. (transitive, naval) to take in (a sail); to shorten (a sail).
*bergō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*harjabergō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) An army camp; barracks. Refuge; shelter.
herebeorg Old English (ang) Military quarters. Shelter, refuge.
herber Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as herber

Descendants of *harjaz
harnais harnes heere here herneis hire hiren hirne hyre