branler etymology

French word branler comes from Proto-Germanic *brandaz, and later Old French branc (Blade of a sword.)

Detailed word origin of branler

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*brandaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Burning; flaming. Fire; flash; flame. Firebrand; torch. Sword.
*brant Frankish (frk)
*brandus Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
branc Old French (fro) Blade of a sword.
brandeler Old French (fro)
bransler Old French (fro)
bransler Middle French (frm) (intransitive) to shake.
branler French (fra) (reflexive, vulgar, se branler) to masturbate. (transitive) to shake. (transitive) to touch (some work). (transitive, vulgar, slang) to do. (transitive, vulgar, slang) to masturbate (another person).

Words with the same origin as branler

Descendants of *brandaz
brand branlage branleur branlocher