land etymology

Dutch word land comes from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ-, and later Proto-Germanic *landą (Land, area of ground.)

Detailed word origin of land

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*lendʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) land, heath  , kidney, waist, loin
*landą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Land, area of ground.
lant Old Dutch (odt)
lant Middle Dutch (dum) (dry) land. (piece of) land. Country, region. Ground, earth.
land Dutch (nld) Land (part of Earth not covered by water). Land; country.

Words with the same origin as land

Descendants of *lendʰ-
Roeland belenden binnenland buitenland des lands eiland ellende landbouw landbouwer landelijk landen landgenoot landgoed landhuis landing landkaart landmassa landschap landvoogd moederland niemandsland platteland thuisland vaderland