starten etymology

Dutch word starten comes from Dutch -en, English start

Detailed word origin of starten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-en Dutch (nld) Forms verbs from nouns and adjectives. The stem of the word itself does not change. A suffix present on certain adverbs. Forms adjectives that indicate the substance from which something is made. The ending of the plural forms of verbs, in both present and past tense. The ending of the past participle of strong verbs. This can also function as an adjective. Ending of the infinitive form of [...]
start English (eng) A handle, especially that of a plough.. A tail, or anything projecting like a tail.. The arm, or level, of a gin, drawn around by a horse.. The curved or inclined front and bottom of a water wheel bucket. A sudden involuntary movement.. A young plant germinated in a pot to be transplanted later.. An appearance in a sports game from the beginning of the match.. The beginning of an activity.. [...]
starten Dutch (nld) To start.

Words with the same origin as starten

Descendants of -en
ballen bemanning benen beveiliging boeken bomen genoegen gouden papieren plaatsen sporen stemmen veranderen verandering verhuizen verjaardag verklaren verklaring verpesten verplaatsen verstoppen vertrouwen verwijderen wassen