barrel etymology

Dutch word barrel comes from Proto-Germanic *barilaz, Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewe-, and later Old French baril (Small barrel.)

Detailed word origin of barrel

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*barilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Carrying equipment; stretcher. Vessel for transport, container, jug; basket.
*bʰrewe- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*baril Frankish (frk)
*bʰrē- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to carry, to bear, to carry, transport, to carry, bear
*barilus Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
baril Old French (fro) Small barrel.
barrel English (eng) (US, specifically, _, New England) A waste receptacle.. (archaic) A tube.. (biology) Any of the dark-staining regions in the somatosensory cortex of rodents, etc., where somatosensory inputs from the contralateral side of the body come in from the thalamus.. (countable) A round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and [...]
barrel Dutch (nld)

Words with the same origin as barrel

Descendants of *bʰrewe-
baard bar beer betrouwbaar blijkbaar boord bord boren breken breuk bron brood brug bruin dankbaar fortuin gebeurtenis geboorte kostbaar kwetsbaar metafoor openbaar relatie schijnbaar zichtbaar