folden etymology

Middle English word folden comes from Proto-Indo-European *pla-, Proto-Indo-European *pelem-, Proto-Indo-European *polt-, and later Proto-Germanic *falþaną (To fold.)

Detailed word origin of folden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pla- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pelem- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*polt- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bla- Latvian (lav)
*spel- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to break off, split, to tell
*falþaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To fold.
fealdan Old English (ang) To fold.
*faldanaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
faldan Old English (ang)
ġefealden Old English (ang)
yfolden Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as folden

Descendants of *pla-
-fauld bifealden falden faulcon feele fel felle feloun fiffald filchen fille filme flaterye flawn flet fulfillen fylkere fylle plurelle poudre seuenfald sexefold thusendfeld vulle
Descendants of *pelem-
felen