binden etymology

Middle English word binden comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ-, and later Proto-Germanic *bindaną (To bind, to tie.)

Detailed word origin of binden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰendʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) bind, to bind, to tie, bind , to tie
*bindaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To bind, to tie.
bindan Old English (ang) To bind, constrain. To fasten or join.
bindan English (eng)
binden Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as binden

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