ander etymology

Dutch word ander comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énteros (Second, other.), Proto-Indo-European *ánteros

Detailed word origin of ander

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂énteros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Second, other.
*ánteros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) other
*anþeraz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Other (of two). Second.
andar Old Dutch (odt)
ander Middle Dutch (dum) (substantivised) another, someone else, others. Further, more. Other. Second.
ander Dutch (nld) Another, another person, someone else (archaic) second. Different. Other.

Words with the same origin as ander

Descendants of *h₂énteros
anderhalf andersom aâr veranderen verandering