lourde etymology

Middle English word lourde comes from Proto-Indo-European *were-, Old English hlāf, Old English hlaf (Bread. Loaf.)

Detailed word origin of lourde

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*were- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
hlāf Old English (ang)
hlaf Old English (ang) Bread. Loaf.
*wortus Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*warduz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Guard.
weard Old English (ang) Guard, the action of looking out for danger. Guardian, watchman.
hlāfweard Old English (ang)
lourde Middle English (enm) Lord (important man).

Words with the same origin as lourde

Descendants of *were-
wraien wrayen wreien wreyen
Descendants of hlāf
laddy lady laf lafdi laferrddom lavedi lhaf lhoaverd lof lofe lordeliche lordles lordlyche louerdlese louerdlich love lufe schyplord