imete etymology

Middle English word imete comes from Proto-Germanic *ga-, Proto-Indo-European *mod-os, and later Proto-Germanic *metaną (To measure.)

Detailed word origin of imete

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ga- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Indicates association or togetherness; co-.. Indicates completeness or wholeness. In verbs, also indicates perfectivity (a finished action).
*mod-os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*metaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To measure.
*mētiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Estimable.
ġemǣte Old English (ang)
gemæte Old English (ang) Meet; of suitable dimensions; made to fit.
mete Middle English (enm) Appropriately. Copiously Boundary, target, point, position. Pleasing, accommodating, useful.. Right in shape or size, well-fitting.. Suitable, fitting, appropriate. The act of dining.. Food; meat.

Words with the same origin as imete

Descendants of *ga-
aline boueer gar gerren gnast graiden iscefte likely likliche likly mete metels mynde upset vnmete y- yclept ymunde yo ypunished ȝare ȝarwen ȝebed ȝehwa ȝeræden
Descendants of *mod-os
moderat modifien