est etymology

Old English word est comes from Proto-Indo-European *ān-, and later Proto-Germanic *unnaną (To grant, bestow.)

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Detailed word origin of est

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ān- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*unnaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To grant, bestow.
*anstiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Favour, affection.
est Old English (ang) Consent, grace, favor; kindness. Pleasure.

Words with the same origin as est

Descendants of *ān-
unnan ēst ēstig ǣst