grond etymology

Dutch word grond comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrem-, Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥mtu-, and later Proto-Germanic *grunduz (Ground, foundation.)

Detailed word origin of grond

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʰrem- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to rub, grind, scrape
*gʰr̥mtu- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gʰrm̥tús Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*grunduz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Ground, foundation.
*grund Old Dutch (odt)
gront Middle Dutch (dum) Bottom. Detail, everything particular about something (as in "to get to the bottom of"). Ground. Spirit, character, the foundation of someone's being.
grond Dutch (nld) Floor (op de grond --- on the floor/ground). Ground.

Words with the same origin as grond

Descendants of *gʰrem-
gram grim grimlach kilogram