English word arouse comes from English a-, English rouse.
Arouse detailed word origin explanation
|a- || English (eng) ||(no longer productive) Away from. [First attested from around 1150 to 1350.] (no longer productive) forming words with the sense of wholly, or utterly out[First attested from around 1150 to 1350.] (no longer productive) Of, from. [First attested prior to 1150.] Not, without, opposite of. (no longer productive) Towards; Used to indicate direction, reduction to, increase to, change into, or [...] |
|rouse || English (eng) ||A carousal; a festival; a drinking frolic.. An official ceremony over drinks.. Wine or other liquor considered an inducement to mirth or drunkenness; a full glass; a bumper. (military, British, and, Canada) The sounding of a bugle in the morning after reveille, to signal that soldiers are to rise from bed, often the rouse.. An arousal. (nautical) To pull by main strength; to haul.. [...] |
|arouse || English (eng) ||To sexually stimulate.. To stimulate feelings.. To wake from sleep or stupor. |
Words with the same origin as arouse