Daughter etymology


English word daughter comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr (Daughter.)

Etymology of daughter

Detailed word origin of daughter

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*dʰugh₂tḗr Proto-Indo-European (ine) Daughter.
*duhtēr Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Daughter.
dohtor Old English (ang) Daughter.
dōhtor Old English (ang)
doughter Middle English (enm)
daughter English (en) (physics) A nuclide left over from radioactive decay.. A daughter language.. A female descendant.. One’s female offspring.

Words with the same origin as daughter

Descendants of *dʰugh₂tḗr