rang etymology

Dutch word rang comes from Vulgar Latin *rancus, Proto-Indo-European *kor-, Gaulish *rekos, and later Latin *rencus ((Vulgar Latin) order, rank. (Vulgar Latin) row.)

Detailed word origin of rang

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*rancus Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*kor- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*rekos Gaulish (cel-gau)
*(s)krengʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to turn, bend
*rencus Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) order, rank. (Vulgar Latin) row.
*hrengaz Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hringaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Curve. Ring, circle.
*hring Frankish (frk) Ring.
ranc Old French (fro)
ranc Middle French (frm) Rank (position of a person, place, thing, or idea).
rang French (fra) (Canada, geography) A series of land plots narrower than deep, running perpendicular to a river or road.. (Canada, geography) The road serving such a series of plots.. (knitting) A knitting course.. (military, uncountable) The non-officers of an army, taken as a group.. A rank or position in a series or hierarchy.. A row or line of things placed side-by-side.
rang Dutch (nld) Rank.

Words with the same origin as rang

Descendants of *rancus
ranch ranglijst rangorde rangschikken rangtelwoord voorrang
Descendants of *kor-
cirkel cruise examen gastheer heer heerlijk herfst hert hertog kanker koers kort krant kruis mijnheer ring ringen roep roepen rug schaar scheer scherm tekort