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the girth, the belt
(For clothing belts as well as all the other ones.)
No examples in database yet.
But you can make some here with ChatGPT.

Word Family

The core idea of this root was:

gasping, enclosing

There’s quite a variety of offspring, but the core theme is present in most of them, as they’re either about a delimited area or our waist :)
Here’s a little (incomplete) overview:

  • girth
  • girdle
  • garden 
  • hangar
  • yard
  • court, courtesy
  • -grad (The Slavic stem for city)
  • orchard
  • choir (Originally, the people singing would dance in a circle)
  • choral
  • Midgard (literally “the middle realm”)
  • Asgard (literally “the God realm”)
  • Hildegard, Hilda (protecting maid)
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