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English

From Middle English bride, from Old English brȳd (bride), from Proto-Germanic *brūdiz (bride). Cognate with Saterland Frisian Bräid (bride), West Frisian breid (bride), Danish brud (bride), Dutch bruid (bride), French bru (daughter-in-law), German Low German Bruut (bride), German Braut (bride), Swedish brud (bride).

French

From Middle French bride, from Old French bride (rein, bridle), from Middle High German brīdel (rein, bridle), from Old High German brīdil (rein, bridle) (compare also Old High German brittil (rein, strap), French bretelle), from Proto-Germanic *brigdilaz (bridle). Compare Spanish brida, Italian briglia. More at bridle.

Middle English

Inherited from Old English brȳd, from Proto-Germanic *brūdiz (bride, daughter-in-law).