woonted etymology

Middle English word woonted comes from Proto-Indo-European *wun-, Proto-Indo-European *won-, Proto-Indo-European *wendʰ-, and later Proto-Germanic *wanduz (Mole (animal). Vole.)

Detailed word origin of woonted

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*wun- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*won- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wendʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to turn, twist, wind, braid, to turn, wind, braid, to turn, wind
*wun- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*wanduz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Mole (animal). Vole.
wand Old English (ang) Mole (animal).
*wunô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
wuna Old English (ang) Habit, custom. Practice, rite (usually with ġe-); ritual.
wane Middle English (enm)
wont Middle English (enm)
woonted Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as woonted

Descendants of *wun-
wischen wisshen wuschen
Descendants of *wendʰ-
gantlett gauntelett wand wandren wandrien want wenden winden wond wondrien wont wonte