bostlen etymology

Middle English word bostlen comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰowHéyeti, Proto-Indo-European *bʰōw-, Old Norse búask, and later Proto-Indo-European *bʰúHt (To become.)

Detailed word origin of bostlen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰowHéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰōw- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
búask Old Norse (non)
*bʰúHt Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To become.
*bʰuHyéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be becoming, to be growing, to be appearing.
*būaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To dwell, to reside.
bóa Old Norse (non)
busken Middle English (enm)
bustlen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bostlen

Descendants of *bʰōw-
beel belden bele bil bile bill bille bocher bocket bold bond bosom bosum botel botle boueer bouk boun bule bulrish bun bune busken bustelen by
Descendants of búask
bustlen