And etymology


English word and comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ént-, Aragonese end, and later Proto-Germanic *andi, anþi, undi, unþi (In addition, furthermore, and.)

Etymology of and

Detailed word origin of and

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*h₂ént- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
end Aragonese (arg)
*h₂ent- Proto-Indo-European (ine) front, front side
*andi, anþi, undi, unþi Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) In addition, furthermore, and.
*andi Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) In addition, furthermore, and.
and Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) And Even; also.
and, ond, end Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Even; also And.
and, an Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
and English (en) (heading) Expressing a condition.. (now, US, _, dialect) If; provided that. [from 13th c.]. (now, colloquial, or, literary) Used to connect more than two elements together in a chain, sometimes to stress the number of elements.. (now, regional, _, or somewhat, _, colloquial) Used to connect two verbs where the second is dependent on the first: ‘to’. Used especially after come, go and try. [...]

Words with the same origin as and

Descendants of *h₂ént-

anticipation antique by engage one

Descendants of end