todelen etymology

Middle English word todelen comes from Proto-Germanic *twiz- (Apart, separate. Asunder, in pieces. In two, in twain.), Old English dǣlan, Old English tō-, Proto-Germanic *dailijaną

Detailed word origin of todelen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*twiz- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Apart, separate. Asunder, in pieces. In two, in twain.
dǣlan Old English (ang)
tō- Old English (ang)
*dailijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*twizdailijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To divide, distribute. To separate.
todælan Old English (ang) To divide, separate, distribute, disperse.
tōdǣlan Old English (ang)
todelen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as todelen

Descendants of *twiz-
to- todealen todælen togon tohewen tomelten toname tosheden toteren totren
Descendants of dǣlan
bedelen bidelen delen