long etymology

Middle English word long comes from Proto-Indo-European *dluh₂gʰó-, Proto-Indo-European *longʰo-, Proto-Indo-European *dl̥h₁gʰós (Long.)

Detailed word origin of long

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dluh₂gʰó- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*longʰo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dl̥h₁gʰós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Long.
*langaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Long.
lang Old English (ang) Long.
long Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as long

Descendants of *dluh₂gʰó-
hedling hedlong heedling hevedlynge lang langsum lengen lengthe lenten lenthe loncsumnesse longere longsom longsum
Descendants of *dl̥h₁gʰós
belangen belongen langen longen purloynen surloine