aleyen etymology

Middle English word aleyen comes from Proto-Germanic *lagjaną, Latin litigare, Latin de, Proto-Germanic *uz- (Up, out.)

Detailed word origin of aleyen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*lagjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
litigare Latin (lat)
de Latin (lat) (Late Latin) of persons. From, away from, down from, out of; in general to indicate the person or place from which any thing is taken, etc., with verbs of taking away, depriving, demanding, requesting, inquiring, buying; as capere, sumere, emere, quaerere, discere, trahere, etc., and their compounds.. From, away from, to indicate the place from which someone or something departs or [...]
*uz- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Up, out.
*uzlagjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To cause to lie down; lay down.
esligier Old French (fro)
āleċġan Old English (ang)
alecgan Old English (ang) (transitive) to lay aside, give up. (transitive) to lay down, put down.
aleger Anglo-Norman (xno)
aleyen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as aleyen

Descendants of *lagjaną
alayen aleggen
Descendants of de
asaumple aventayle condescenden deciden dee definen deriven descriven desert desiren despect despit dessendaunte destroyen devoir diffinicioun duete edycte escusen example exciten issue menden seuer
Descendants of *uz-
abiden abiten abraiden abrood abuȝen adighten adihten adred ago alighten arist ariȝt around ashore aslaken asterten astonien ayefen emty okome orped ortrowe