herden etymology

Middle English word herden comes from Proto-Indo-European *kret-, and later Proto-Germanic *harduz (Brave. Hard.)

Detailed word origin of herden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kret- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*harduz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Brave. Hard.
*hardijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To make hard, strong; to harden.
herdan Old English (ang)
herden Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as herden

Descendants of *kret-
-ard Rycharde bastard crele hard hardely hardliche hirsten rathe redden renden rether