biden etymology

Middle English word biden comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeydʰ-, and later Proto-Indo-European *bʰéydʰeti (To trust.)

Detailed word origin of biden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰeydʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰéydʰeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To trust.
*bʰebʰóydʰe Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be trusting, confident.
*baidijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To force, compel, demand.
bīdan Old English (ang)
bidan Old English (ang) To stay, to remain. To wait, to wait for.
biden Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as biden

Descendants of *bʰeydʰ-
abiden faith fayth feith feyth overbiden