up- etymology

English word up- comes from Middle English up-

Detailed word origin of up-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
up- Middle English (enm)
up- English (eng) Used to indicate higher position or direction, literally or figuratively.. Used to indicate increase.

Words with the same origin as up-

Descendants of up-
upbeat upblaze upchuck update updraft upend upfield upgrade upland uplift upload upmarket upriver uproot upsection upshot upstanding upstart upstream upsurge upswing uptake uptick upturned upwind