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hender (Verb) "to split"
13th cent. From Latin findere 'id.' From Proto-Italic *find-e 'id.' From Proto-Indo-European *bhi̯-n-d- "to cleave."
Indo-European
Romance
Portuguese fender, Catalan fendre, French fendre, Italian fendere
Italic
Hernican hvidas "to break"
Celtic
Celtiberian biđetuđ
Germanic
Gothic beitan, Old Norse bíta, Old High German bīzan, Old Saxon bītan, Old English bītan (English to bite)
Hellenic
Ancient Greek φείδομαι (pheídomai)
Indo-Iranian
Sanskrit bhinátti "to split"