rot etymology

Middle English word rot comes from Proto-Indo-European *wréh₂ds (Root.), Proto-Indo-European *wrd-

Detailed word origin of rot

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*wréh₂ds Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Root.
*wrd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) root
*wrōts Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Root.
rót Old Norse (non)
rōt Old English (ang)
rot Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as rot

Descendants of *wréh₂ds
orchard orcherd raddik radiche radike redic root rote wirte wort worte wurt