apperteinen etymology

Middle English word apperteinen comes from Latin teneo, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin pro

Detailed word origin of apperteinen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
teneo Latin (lat) (of laws) I am binding on; bind, hold, obligate. (reflexive) I keep back, remain, stay, hold position. I comprise, contain, include, hold. I hold fast, restrain, detain, check, control; bind, fetter. I hold, have; grasp. I insist, uphold. I know, grasp, understand, conceive. I possess, occupy, control. I reach, attain; gain, acquire, obtain. I recollect, retain knowledge of, remember, bear [...]
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
pertineo Latin (lat) I am the property of, belong to; I am attributable to. I belong, relate, pertain, have concern. I extend, stretch out, reach, matter. I have a tendency to, tend to.
appertineo Latin (lat) (intransitive) I belong, pertain or appertain to.
appertinere Late Latin (LL)
appertinēre Late Latin (LL)
apartenir Old French (fro) To belong to.
apertenen English (eng)
apperteinen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as apperteinen

Descendants of teneo
absteinen abstenen absteynen abstinent contencion continuel rein retencioun retenue reyn reyne tente
Descendants of ad
abbreviacioun abbreviaten abrood accusacion adewe admynistren adred adue affere aline aouren appetit approbacioun apreven aqueinten ariht assemblen asteorten asterten attent auntren avetrol prodige seuere tent
Descendants of pro
processioun profit proponen proporcion proscriben proscripcion protesten pur purpos purposen