bhendh- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root bhendh-: band, bandanna, bend, bin, bind, bindlestiff, bond, bund, bundle, gum band, ribbon, woodbine.


To bind.

Derivatives include bind, bandanna, bundle.

a. bind; woodbine from Old English bindan, to bind;
b. bindlestiff from Old High German binten, to bind. Both a and b from Germanic *bindan.
2. bandanna from Sanskrit bandhati, he ties.
3. O-grade form *bhondh-.
a. bend2; ribbon from Old English bend, band, and Old French bende, band;
b. bend1 from Old English bendan, to bend;
c. band1, bond from Old Norse band, band, fetter;
d. gum band from Old High German band, band;
e. band1 from Old French bande, bond, tie, link. a-e all from Germanic *band-.
4. Suffixed form *bhond-o-. bund1; cummerbund from Old Iranian banda-, bond, fetter.
5. Zero-grade form *bhn̥dh-.
a. bund2 from Middle High German bunt, league;
b. bundle from Middle Dutch bondel, sheaf of papers, bundle. Both a and b from Germanic *bund-.

[Pokorny bhendh- 127.]

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