starling etymology

Middle English word starling comes from Old English stær (A stare Starling History. Story; narrative.), Old English -ling

Detailed word origin of starling

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
stær Old English (ang) A stare Starling History. Story; narrative.
-ling Old English (ang) Adverbial suffix denoting direction, state or position Suffix forming diminutives. Suffix used in forming personal nouns.
stærlinc Old English (ang)
sterlynge Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as starling

Descendants of stær
sterlinge sterlynge
Descendants of -ling
-ling darlyng dereling derling werpling