vlam etymology

Dutch word vlam comes from Latin flagro (I burn, blaze.), Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh₁-, Latin flagrare

Detailed word origin of vlam

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
flagro Latin (lat) I burn, blaze.
*bʰlh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
flagrare Latin (lat)
flamma Latin (lat) (m) a Roman cognomen. Flame, fire.
flamme Old French (fro)
flamma Old Dutch (odt)
vlamme Middle Dutch (dum) Flame.
vlam Dutch (nld) (informal, metonym) love interest. Flame.

Words with the same origin as vlam

Descendants of flagro
flambouw vlamboog vlammenzee waakvlam
Descendants of *bʰlh₁-
blaauw blauw bloen oranje-blanje-bleu