bistanden etymology

Middle English word bistanden comes from Proto-Germanic *standaną, Old English standan (To stand.), Proto-Germanic *bi- (By, at; a general locative prefix.)

Detailed word origin of bistanden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*standaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
standan Old English (ang) To stand.
*bi- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) By, at; a general locative prefix.
*bistāną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
bestandan Old English (ang) To stand by or near, stand on or upon, stand about or around.. To surround; beset, occupy.
bestanden Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bistanden

Descendants of *standaną
bestanden forstanden
Descendants of standan
astandan atstonden etstonden ofstonden overstonden standen
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