answeren etymology

Middle English word answeren comes from Proto-Germanic *swarō (A solemn statement or affirmation; oath; vow.), Proto-Germanic *anda- (Against, opposing. Un-, de-.), Proto-Germanic *andaswarjaną (To answer.)

Detailed word origin of answeren

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*swarō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A solemn statement or affirmation; oath; vow.
*anda- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Against, opposing. Un-, de-.
*andaswarjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To answer.
andswarian Old English (ang) To answer.
answeren Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as answeren

Descendants of *swarō
andswaren
Descendants of *anda-
an- and- andsware answar answer engagen on- ond- onsaken unbinden unbynden