iland etymology

Middle English word iland comes from Old English land, Proto-Germanic *landą (Land, area of ground.), Proto-Germanic *agwjō, Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂

Detailed word origin of iland

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
land Old English (ang) A land, region, district, or province. Earth, one of the four elements. Owned or tilled land, an estate.
*landą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Land, area of ground.
*agwjō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*h₂ekʷeh₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ahwō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Stream, river. Water.
ieg Old English (ang) Island.
*awjōlandą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Island.
igland Old English (ang) Island.
ealand Old English (ang)
ēaland Old English (ang)
ylond Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as iland

Descendants of land
Engeland Engelond Englelond Fronc-lond Greclond Griccland Griclond Irelond Irland Irlond land lond londlees upland wodeland yland ylond
Descendants of *landą
Descendants of *agwjō
agg ai aye ei eit eyt nai nei ye yeten yo yoman yoten ȝea ȝeten
Descendants of *h₂ekʷeh₂
cokeney e ea eddy eo ey hei hey æ