bivien etymology

Middle English word bivien comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰoyh₂-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰoyǝ-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyH-, and later Proto-Germanic *bibjaną (To tremble, shiver.)

Detailed word origin of bivien

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰoyh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰoyǝ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰeyH- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bibjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To tremble, shiver.
beofian Old English (ang)
beofian Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bivien

Descendants of *bʰoyh₂-
bain ban banles bayn bayne beofian beveren beyn bon bonles rigbone riggebon rygge-bone schinboon schineboon
Descendants of *bʰeyH-
bil bill bille twibill