pracht etymology

Dutch word pracht comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreg-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰre-, and later Proto-Germanic *brahtaz (Cracking, snapping, crash, noise.)

Detailed word origin of pracht

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰreg- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to break
*bʰre- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to burn, heat
*brukōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*brahtaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Cracking, snapping, crash, noise.
praht Old High German (goh)
braht Middle High German (gmh)
pracht Dutch (nld) Splendor (US), splendour (UK).

Words with the same origin as pracht

Descendants of *bʰreg-
Broekzele Brussel aanbreken breekal breekbaar breekijzer breekpunt breekvasten breken bres breuk broek brusselen fractie fragiel fragiliteit fragment fret ononderbroken refrein spijkerstof
Descendants of *bʰre-
breekbaarheid polsbreuk prachtig schipbreuk trendbreuk wolkbreuk