in etymology

Middle English word in comes from Proto-Indo-European *en, Proto-Indo-European *h₁én (In.), Proto-Indo-European *wun-, Proto-Indo-European *-n-oy, Proto-Indo-European *h₁en

Detailed word origin of in

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*en Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₁én Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) In.
*wun- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*-n-oy Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₁en Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*innai Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Within, inside.
*wunjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To be accustomed (to). To be satisfied, be pleased with, enjoy. To remain, dwell, live, reside.
*inn Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) In, into (with allative direction).
in Old English (ang) In.
inne Old English (ang) In.
in Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as in

Descendants of *en
an com in combren emplien endetten endowen enducen engagen enmy enquery entenden envyned importen impressen in kene bowe inlighten inmost inoculate installen intenden inventen inwonen inwork luminem
Descendants of *h₁én
en- enamel encrochen endouen engyneour envie in- incomplete increase inflative ingot inly innen instant irremyssible ynnere
Descendants of *wun-
wischen wisshen wuschen
Descendants of *-n-oy
enflamen enflaumen inflammen inner
Descendants of *h₁en
embatailen embusshen empoverishen enacten endytement enemye enformen entren illuminaten implien instruccioun under- undergon underloken