arresten etymology

Middle English word arresten comes from Latin resto (I remain. I stand firm; I stay behind.), Latin ad- (To.), Vulgar Latin *arresto

Detailed word origin of arresten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
resto Latin (lat) I remain. I stand firm; I stay behind.
ad- Latin (lat) To.
*arresto Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*arrestare Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*arrestāre Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*arresto Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) I cause to stop.
arrester Old French (fro)
arresten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as arresten

Descendants of resto
rest reste restyffe
Descendants of ad-
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