bedanken etymology

Dutch word bedanken comes from Middle Dutch danken (To thank [+accusative = for].)

Detailed word origin of bedanken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
danken Middle Dutch (dum) To thank [+accusative = for].
bedanken Middle Dutch (dum) To oblige to thank.
bedanken Dutch (nld) (transitive) to thank.

Words with the same origin as bedanken

Descendants of danken
dankbaar dankbaarheid dankbaarlijk