minsian

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *minnisōną (to make smaller), from *minniz (small, less), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)mey- (small, little). Equivalent to Old English min (small) + -sian (verbal ending).

VerbEdit

minsian

  1. to diminish, lessen, make smaller or less important
  2. to become small

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • minsung

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: minsen
Last modified on 2 December 2013, at 20:35