lede etymology

Middle English word lede comes from Old English -en, Old English lēaden, Proto-Indo-European *leit-, Proto-Indo-European *leyt-, Proto-Indo-European *lǎu-, Proto-Indo-European *lēw-, Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-, Proto-Indo-European *plowd-, Proto-Indo-European - -is, Proto-Indo-European *lewdʰ-, Proto-Indo-European *(e)lewədh-, and later Proto-Germanic *leudaną (To sprout; spring up; grow.)

Detailed word origin of lede

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-en Old English (ang) (causes i-mutation) used to create diminutive neuter nouns (verbal suffix) past participle ending of strong verbs (adjective suffix) meaning belonging to or characterised by (causes i-mutation) forms nouns from class 1 weak verbs (causes i-mutation) adjectival suffix meaning "material made of, consisting of" (often causes i-mutation) used to create feminine nouns from other nouns.
lēaden Old English (ang)
*leit- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*leyt- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*lǎu- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*lēw- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₁lewdʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*plowd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- -is Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*lewdʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*(e)lewədh- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*lēwdʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*leudaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To sprout; spring up; grow.
*loudom Proto-Celtic (cel-pro) Lead (metal).
*līþaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To go through. To go; pass.
*h₁léwdʰis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) People.
lēodan Old English (ang)
lædan Old English (ang) To bring, take. To carry, convey. To guide, conduct. To lead.
lǣdan Old English (ang)
*leuþą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Song, lay, song of praise.
*laudą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Lead (metal).
leoþ Old English (ang) A lay; poem; ode. A song; tune. Verses.
lēoþ Old English (ang)
*liudiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (in the plural) men, people. (in the singular) man, person.
lēad Old English (ang)
leod Old English (ang) (poetic) a prince. A fine for slaying a man, wergild. Man, chief, leader A people, people group, nation.
lēod Old English (ang)
lēode Old English (ang)
lȳden Old English (ang)
leoden Old English (ang) A language, especially a national or popular language. One's native language.
leaden Middle English (enm)
leode Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as lede

Descendants of -en
-en flaxen flexin flexon leden leed leoden meynprisen milken prati praty preti prety rosen selken seolkene silken thoughten
Descendants of lēaden
leaden
Descendants of *leit-
ledande leder ledinge ledynge lithen
Descendants of *leyt-
lad lath ledere lode loode loth lothe
Descendants of *lǎu-
leod leoþ
Descendants of *lēw-
loos los
Descendants of *h₁lewdʰ-
continuel leodlic liberal liberte librarie liden lith lyden lyth