thringen etymology

Middle English word thringen comes from Proto-Indo-European *trenkʷ-, and later Proto-Germanic *þrinhwaną (To force. To press, to push.)

Detailed word origin of thringen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*trenkʷ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*þrinhwaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To force. To press, to push.
þringan Old English (ang) To press, constrict, push on or through.
thringen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as thringen

Descendants of *trenkʷ-
thrang threngen throng umbthringan