sterlinge etymology

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

Detailed word origin of sterlinge

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

Words with the same origin as sterlinge

Descendants of -ling
-ling darlyng dereling derling starling sterlynge werpling