Bond etymology


English word bond comes from Proto-Germanic *bandaz, Proto-Germanic *bandą, Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ-, Old Norse bóa, and later Proto-Germanic *bandiz (Band.)

Etymology of bond

Detailed word origin of bond

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*bandaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*bandą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*bʰendʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine) bind, to bind, to tie, bind , to tie
bóa Old Norse (non)
*bandiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Band.
bóandi Old Norse (non)
*bend Frankish (frk)
bonda Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Husband.
banda Old Provençal (to 1500) (pro)
*benda Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
bend Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
bende Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
band Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
bond Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
bond English (en) (chemistry) A link or force between neighbouring atoms in a molecule.. (construction) In building, a specific pattern of bricklaying.. (finance) A documentary obligation to pay a sum or to perform a contract; a debenture.. (legal) Evidence of a long-term debt, by which the bond issuer (the borrower) is obliged to pay interest when due, and repay the principal at maturity, as specified on the [...]

Words with the same origin as bond

Descendants of *bandaz

band bondage

Descendants of *bʰendʰ-

boss bundle calcium

Descendants of bóa