From Middle English installen, from Old French installer, from Medieval Latin installō, from in- + stallum, from Frankish *stall ("stall, position, place"), from Proto-Germanic *stallaz, from Proto-Indo-European *stelǝ-, *stAlǝn-, *stAlǝm-. Cognate with Old High German stal, Old English steall, Old English onstellan, Middle High German anstalt, German anstellen, German einstellen, Dutch aanstellen, Dutch instellen. More at in, stall.
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