bain etymology

Middle English word bain comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰoyd-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰoyh₂-, Ancient Greek βαλανεῖον, and later Proto-Germanic *bainaz (Ready, willing. Straight, right.)

Detailed word origin of bain

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰoyd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰoyh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
βαλανεῖον Ancient Greek (grc)
balineum Latin (lat)
*bainaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Ready, willing. Straight, right.
bain Old French (fro)
beinn Old Norse (non)
baine Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bain

Descendants of *bʰoyh₂-
ban banles bayn bayne beofian beveren beyn bivien bon bonles rigbone riggebon rygge-bone schinboon schineboon
Descendants of βαλανεῖον
baine