bewinden etymology

Middle English word bewinden comes from Proto-Germanic *windaną, Proto-Germanic *bi- (By, at; a general locative prefix.), Old English windan (To circle, curl, spiral, eddy.)

Detailed word origin of bewinden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*windaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*bi- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) By, at; a general locative prefix.
windan Old English (ang) To circle, curl, spiral, eddy.
*biwindaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To wind around, about, enwrap.
bewindan Old English (ang) To wind around or about, enwrap, wrap, entwine, encircle, surround.. To wrap and object in or with something.
biwinden Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bewinden

Descendants of *windaną
bewenden biwenden biwinden
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
Descendants of windan
winden