senden etymology

Middle English word senden comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁sónt-, and later Proto-Germanic *sinþaną (To go, to wander.)

Detailed word origin of senden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁sónt- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sent- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to go, to feel  , to walk, travel, being, true, to head for, go
*sinþaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To go, to wander.
*sandijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To send.
sendan Old English (ang) To send.
senden Middle English (enm) (transitive) to send.