knowledge etymology

English word knowledge comes from Middle English (1100-1500) knowen (To know (possess knowledge).), Middle English (1100-1500) -leche

Detailed word origin of knowledge

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
knowen Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) To know (possess knowledge).
-leche Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
cnawlece Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
knowledge English (eng) (obsolete) To confess as true; to acknowledge. [13th-17th c.] (UK, informal) The deep familiarity with certain routes and places of interest required by taxicab drivers working in London, England.. (archaic, _, or, _, legal) Sexual intimacy or intercourse (now usually in phrase carnal knowledge). [from 15th c.]. (countable) Something that can be known; a branch of learning; a piece of [...]

Words with the same origin as knowledge

Descendants of knowen
acknowledge know