betynen etymology

Middle English word betynen comes from Old English tēonian, Old English tynan (To enclose, fence in.), Old English butan (Except for, but, unless Without, except.), Proto-Germanic *bitūnijaną

Detailed word origin of betynen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tēonian Old English (ang)
tynan Old English (ang) To enclose, fence in.
butan Old English (ang) Except for, but, unless Without, except.
*bitūnijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
betynan Old English (ang) To end, finish, conclude.. To shut, shut up, close, enclose, hedge in.
betȳnan Old English (ang)
bituinen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as betynen

Descendants of tēonian
atenen ateonen tenen
Descendants of tynan
betinen bituinen bitunen
Descendants of butan
aboute boute but buten