bend etymology

Middle English word bend comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ-, and later Proto-Germanic *bandiz (Band.)

Detailed word origin of bend

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰendʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) bind, to bind, to tie, bind , to tie
*bandiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Band.
bend Old English (ang)
bend Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bend

Descendants of *bʰendʰ-
band bande bastard benden binden bond bondage bonde bonet boose bos bose bundel unbynden