bun etymology

Middle English word bun comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰowHéyeti, Proto-Indo-European - -yéti, Proto-Indo-European *bʰōw-, and later Proto-Indo-European *bʰúHt (To become.)

Detailed word origin of bun

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰowHéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- -yéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰōw- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*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)
bun Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bun

Descendants of - -yéti
acatour beelden belden bostlen botel bottle boueer boun buen bustelen chacer conceiven desayven dissayven fysike han hebben overhebben part-takynge perceiven shippwright shipwright upheven warkynge werken
Descendants of *bʰōw-
beel bele bil bile bill bille bocher bocket bold bond bosom bosum botle bouk bule bulrish bune busken by