comen etymology

Middle English word comen comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʷémt (To arrive. To step, to take a step.)

Detailed word origin of comen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʷem- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to go, come, to come, go, come, go
venire Latin (lat)
come Tocharian B (txb)
*gʷémt Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To arrive. To step, to take a step.
*gʷegʷóme Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To have the feet planted, to stand steady.
*kwemaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To come.
cuman Old English (ang) To come.
ġecumen Old English (ang)
cumen Middle English (enm)