declinen etymology

Middle English word declinen comes from Latin clino ((rare, doubtful) I bend, incline.), Latin ex, e (A name of the letter X. (+ ablative) out of, from.)

Detailed word origin of declinen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
clino Latin (lat) (rare, doubtful) I bend, incline.
ex, e Latin (lat) A name of the letter X. (+ ablative) out of, from.
declino Latin (lat) (grammar) I inflect, decline.. I avoid. I bend, turn aside/away, deflect.
declinare Latin (lat)
decliner Old French (fro)
declinen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as declinen

Descendants of clino
declenson declinacioun
Descendants of ex, e
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