unnan etymology

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

Detailed word origin of unnan

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ān- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to notice, to notice; face, mouth, to face, notice
*unnaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To grant, bestow.
unnan Old English (ang) To grant or bestow (+ dat (person) + gen (thing)). To intercede. To wish.

Words with the same origin as unnan

Descendants of *ān-
est ēst ēstig ǣst