abiten etymology

Middle English word abiten comes from Proto-Germanic *bītaną (To bite.), Proto-Germanic *uz- (Up, out.)

Detailed word origin of abiten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bītaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To bite.
*uz- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Up, out.
bitan Old English (ang) To bite.
ābītan Old English (ang)
abiten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as abiten

Descendants of *bītaną
biten
Descendants of *uz-
abiden abraiden abrood abuȝen adighten adihten adred ago alayen aleggen aleyen alighten arist ariȝt around ashore aslaken asterten astonien ayefen emty okome orped ortrowe