on-hande etymology

Middle English word on-hande comes from English one, English handed

Detailed word origin of on-hande

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
one English (eng) (cardinal) The number represented by the Arabic numeral 1; the numerical value equal to that cardinal number.. (mathematics) The ordinality of an element which has no predecessor, usually called first or number one.. (number theory) The first positive number in the set of natural numbers.. (set theory) The cardinality of the smallest nonempty set. Being a preeminent example.. Being a single, [...]
handed English (eng) (in combination) Having a peculiar or characteristic hand or way of treating others.. With hands joined; hand in hand.
ān-hende Old English (ang)
onehand Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as on-hande

Descendants of one