deien etymology

Middle English word deien comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwey-, and later Proto-Germanic *dawjaną (To die.)

Detailed word origin of deien

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dʰwey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to die
*dawjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To die.
dīeġan Old English (ang)
deien Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as deien

Descendants of *dʰwey-
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