setten etymology

Middle English word setten comes from Latin sido, Middle English sett, Proto-Indo-European - éyeti, and later Proto-Indo-European *sédt (To sit down.)

Detailed word origin of setten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sido Latin (lat) I sink down, I sink out of sight.. I sit down, I seat oneself, I settle.
sett Middle English (enm)
- éyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sed- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to sit, sit
*set- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*sédt Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To sit down.
*satjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To set, to place down.
*satīniz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A setting, placing, position.
sittan Old English (ang) To sit.
ġeseten Old English (ang)
setten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as setten

Descendants of sido
andsete ansete aset nest nesten nestlen nice nicetee nyce nyst se see sege selle seotel sete setil setle sett sille soote sote umbesetten upset withsetting
Descendants of sett
celle sadlen set setel seten settle seuere siten sot
Descendants of - éyeti
nist nys sadel seware