mincen etymology

Middle English word mincen comes from Proto-Germanic *minnizô, Proto-Indo-European *(e)mey-, Proto-Indo-European *moy-, Proto-Indo-European *min-, Proto-Germanic - isōną, and later Proto-Germanic *minniz (Less, to a smaller degree.)

Detailed word origin of mincen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*minnizô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*(e)mey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) small, little
*moy- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*min- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- isōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*minniz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Less, to a smaller degree.
min Old English (ang) Small.
*minnisōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To make less, make smaller.
minsian Old English (ang) To become small. To diminish, lessen, make smaller or less important.
mincen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as mincen

Descendants of *minnizô
min minnen minsen my mynnen
Descendants of - isōną
bleschen blessen blesshen hailsen halsen halsien haylsen ranshen rencen rensen rinsen rinshen rixen rixien rixlien rynsen wansen whinsen