vlieden etymology

Dutch word vlieden comes from Proto-Indo-European *plewd-, and later Proto-Germanic *fleuhaną (To escape. To flee.)

Detailed word origin of vlieden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*plewd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*fleuhaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To escape. To flee.
*flion Old Dutch (odt)
vlien Middle Dutch (dum) To avoid. To depart. To flee.
vlieden Dutch (nld) (intransitive) To depart. (intransitive) To disappear, dissipate. (intransitive) To flee, leave quickly. (intransitive) To retreat. (intransitive) To seek refuge. (transitive) To abstain from. (transitive) To avoid. (transitive) To turn away from.

Words with the same origin as vlieden

Descendants of *plewd-
vlieten vlot vloten vlotten