Stand etymology


English word stand comes from Proto-Indo-European *sth₂-, and later Proto-Germanic *standaną (To stand.)

Etymology of stand

Detailed word origin of stand

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*sth₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*sth₂-n-t-´ Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*stéh₂-t- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*standaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To stand.
standan Old English (ang) To stand.
standen Middle English (enm) To stand.
stand English (en) (US, dated) The situation of a shop, store, hotel, etc.. (cricket) A partnership.. (dated) A state of perplexity or embarrassment.. (forestry) A contiguous group of trees sufficiently uniform in age-class distribution, composition, and structure, and growing on a site of sufficiently uniform quality, to be a distinguishable unit.. (military, plural often stand) A single set, as of arms.. [...]

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