biren etymology

Middle English word biren comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰr̥ye/o-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewe-, and later Proto-Germanic *burjaną (To be seemly; be fitting. To lift up; levy.)

Detailed word origin of biren

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰr̥ye/o- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰrewe- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*burjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To be seemly; be fitting. To lift up; levy.
*bʰrē- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to carry, to bear, to carry, transport, to carry, bear
byrian Old English (ang)
biren Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as biren

Descendants of *bʰr̥ye/o-
birren
Descendants of *bʰrewe-
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