Red etymology


English word red comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rewdʰ-, Proto-Indo-European *reudh-, and later Proto-Germanic *raudaz (Red.)

Etymology of red

Detailed word origin of red

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*h₁rewdʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*reudh- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*h₁rowdʰós Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*raudaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Red.
rēad Old English (ang)
red Middle English (enm)
red English (en) (US, modern) the U.S. Republican party. (also, _, British) Left-wing parties and movements, chiefly socialist or communist, including the U.K. Labour party and the Social Democratic Party of Germany.. (astronomy) Of the lower-frequency region of the (typically visible) part of the electromagnetic spectrum which is relevant in the specific observation.. (card games, of a card) Of the hearts [...]

Words with the same origin as red

Descendants of *h₁rewdʰ-

robust rouge ruby rust