amidst etymology

English word amidst comes from English -t, English amids

Detailed word origin of amidst

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-t English (eng) An excrescent ending appended to words suffixed with -s. (no longer productive) Forms the past tense and/or past participle of some verbs (leapt, kept, dreamt, etc).
amids English (eng)
amidst English (eng) In the midst or middle of; surrounded or encompassed by; among.

Words with the same origin as amidst

Descendants of -t
against amongst burnt learnt midst whilst