fillen etymology

Middle English word fillen comes from English full, Proto-Indo-European *pi-pleh₁-, Proto-Germanic *umbi ((with accusative) around, about.), Proto-Germanic *fulgijaną ((transitive, +dat) to follow To follow.), Proto-Germanic *fulgijaną ((transitive, +dat) to follow.), Proto-Germanic *fullawīhōną, Proto-Indo-European - -nós

Detailed word origin of fillen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
full English (eng) (archaic) Quite; thoroughly; completely; exactly; entirely. (transitive) To baptise. (of the moon) To become full or wholly illuminated. (AU) Drunk, intoxicated. (informal) Having eaten to satisfaction, having a "full" stomach; replete.. (obsolete) Having the mind filled with ideas; stocked with knowledge; stored with information.. (obsolete) Impregnated; made pregnant.. (poker, postnominal) [...]
*pi-pleh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*umbi Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (with accusative) around, about.
*fulgijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (transitive, +dat) to follow To follow.
*fulgijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (transitive, +dat) to follow.
*fullawīhōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
- -nós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
fulliġan Old English (ang)
*pl̥h₁nós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Full.
*fullaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (strong only) the whole, the entire. Full (not empty).
*fullijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To fill, to make full.
*fulgijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To follow.
fyllan Old English (ang) To fill.
fylġan Old English (ang)
fulwen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as fillen

Descendants of full
-full carfulli folien folwen folȝen full fullen fulliche fulling fullmade fullynge fulwen fülle nedeful needeful overful overfulle pleyn senful shamefull sunful volliche vulle wondirful
Descendants of *umbi
embe embe- umbe umbe stunde umbe- umbeclosen umbedelven umbegang umbegangen umbegon umbelappen umbelien umben umbesetten umbeshinen umbestounde umbestunde umbethenken umbethinken umbhōn umbsheuen umbsitten umbthringan umgang umthinken
Descendants of *fulgijaną
filghen filowen folgen fulfillen fulien
Descendants of - -nós
abord careful elpi enen fylle iwald lana succida na nillen noen non none onhende onlepi pardonen punischen traitourfull wald wolle