lunge etymology

Middle English word lunge comes from Proto-Indo-European *legʷh-, and later Proto-Germanic *lungô ((anatomy) lung.)

Detailed word origin of lunge

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*legʷh- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*lungô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (anatomy) lung.
lungen Old English (ang) Lung.
lunge Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as lunge

Descendants of *legʷh-
belangen belongen langen longe