Bride etymology


English word bride comes from Proto-Germanic *brūdiz (Bride.)

Etymology of bride

Detailed word origin of bride

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*brūdiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Bride.
brȳd Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
bride Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
bride English (en) (obsolete) To make a bride of. (obsolete, figurative) An object ardently loved.. A woman in the context of her own wedding; one who is going to marry or has just been married.

Words with the same origin as bride

Descendants of *brūdiz