betwene etymology

Middle English word betwene comes from Proto-Germanic *bi- (By, at; a general locative prefix.), English besmirch, Proto-Germanic *twihnaz, English twain ((transitive) To part in twain; divide; sunder. (dated) two.), Proto-Indo-European *dwó

Detailed word origin of betwene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bi- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) By, at; a general locative prefix.
besmirch English (eng) (transitive) To tarnish something, especially someone's reputation; to debase.. (transitive, literary) To make dirty; to soil.
*twihnaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
twain English (eng) (transitive) To part in twain; divide; sunder. (dated) two.
*dwó Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*twīhaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*dwino- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*twīhnaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Double. Two each.
*twinaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Double, two each Twin.
twinn Old English (ang)
betwēonum Old English (ang)
betwene Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as betwene

Descendants of *bi-
bedoven begalewen begirden begraven begreten behoven beknowen belirten belouken bereden beschrewen besinken besitten bi cause bifon bigirden biheveden bilimpen bischilden biseggen biwedden biwesten blinnen buten defilen