instinken etymology

Dutch word instinken comes from Dutch in, Dutch stinken (To stink.)

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Detailed word origin of instinken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
in Dutch (nld) In style (postpositional) into. In, inside In; expressing containment.
stinken Dutch (nld) To stink.
instinken Dutch (nld) To fall for, to be fooled by.

Words with the same origin as instinken

Descendants of in
nijver nijverheid
Descendants of stinken
stinkdier stinkmarter