wound etymology

Middle English word wound comes from Proto-Indo-European *awa(n)-, Proto-Indo-European *won-, and later Proto-Germanic *wundō (Wound.)

Detailed word origin of wound

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*awa(n)- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*won- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wnto- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wundaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*wundō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Wound.
wund Old English (ang) A wound, an injury.
wound Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as wound

Descendants of *awa(n)-
forwunden vanite wonde wund