stand etymology

English word stand comes from Proto-Indo-European *sth₂-, and later Proto-Germanic *standaną (To stand.)

Detailed word origin of stand

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sth₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sth₂-n-t-´ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*stéh₂-t- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*standaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To stand.
standan Old English (ang) To stand.
standen Middle English (enm) To stand.
stand English (eng) (US, dated) The situation of a shop, store, hotel, etc.. (cricket) A partnership.. (dated) A state of perplexity or embarrassment.. (forestry) A contiguous group of trees sufficiently uniform in age-class distribution, composition, and structure, and growing on a site of sufficiently uniform quality, to be a distinguishable unit.. (military, plural often stand) A single set, as of arms.. [...]

Words with the same origin as stand

Descendants of *sth₂-
arrest cost exist forget forgive form go instead program ready rest restaurant stage state states station stay stayed store support system under understand understood