bon etymology

Middle English word bon comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰoyd-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰoyh₂-, and later Proto-Germanic *bainaz (Ready, willing. Straight, right.)

Detailed word origin of bon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰoyd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰoyh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to be frightened
*bainaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Ready, willing. Straight, right.
*bainą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Leg, bone.
bān Old English (ang)
bon Middle English (enm) Bone.

Words with the same origin as bon

Descendants of *bʰoyh₂-
bain ban banles bayn bayne beofian beveren beyn bivien bonles rigbone riggebon rygge-bone schinboon schineboon