anelen etymology

Middle English word anelen comes from Proto-Germanic *ailą (Fire.), Proto-Germanic *ana, Proto-Germanic - -janą

Detailed word origin of anelen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ailą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Fire.
*ana Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
- -janą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
an- Old English (ang) One, uni-, only. Sole, single, solitary; alone.
*ailijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To kindle.
ǣlan Old English (ang)
ælan Old English (ang) To kindle, light, burn.
anǣlan Old English (ang)
onælan Old English (ang) (transitive) To burn; burn up. (transitive) To make hot; (by extension) to inflame; excite intense feeling; kindle passions. (transitive) To set fire to; kindle; ignite; light (a fire, lamp, etc.).
onelen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as anelen

Descendants of *ailą
onelen ēld
Descendants of *ana
a abak abb abord abrood adred aline amansen amansien an an- anfealt anfilt ariȝt asteorten atenen ateonen on oncomen one onehand onlighten onsenden oon
Descendants of - -janą
henene henne heonenen heonne hinne honysen