thenchen etymology

Middle English word thenchen comes from Proto-Indo-European *tong-, and later Proto-Germanic *þankijaną (To perceive, to think.)

Detailed word origin of thenchen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*tong- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*þankaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Gratitude; thanks. Remembrance. Thought; mind; consideration.
*þankijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To perceive, to think.
þenċean Old English (ang)
thynken Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as thenchen

Descendants of *tong-
thanken thankien thanks thonken