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From Proto-Germanic *understandaną (to stand between, stand in the midst, understand), from *under (between, among), *standaną (to stand). Akin to Old Frisian understanda, understonda (Saterland Frisian understunda), Old Norse undirstanda (Middle Danish understande). Equivalent to under- +‎ standan.

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understandan

  1. to understand

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  • Middle English: understanden