absteynen etymology

Middle English word absteynen comes from Latin abstinere, and later Old French abstenir (To abstain from; to not participate in.)

Detailed word origin of absteynen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
abstinere Latin (lat)
abstenir Old French (fro) To abstain from; to not participate in.
abstenen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as absteynen

Descendants of abstinere
absteine abstenen