avauntage etymology

Middle English word avauntage comes from Latin ab, Proto-Indo-European *h₂ént-, Latin ab ante, Malayalam abante, and later Latin abante ((Late Latin) before, in front From before.)

Detailed word origin of avauntage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ab Latin (lat) (source of action or event) by, of. (time) after, since. At, on, in. From, away from, out of.
*h₂ént- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
ab ante Latin (lat)
abante Malayalam (mal)
*h₂ent- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
ante Latin (lat) (of space) before, in front, forwards. (of time) before (of space) before, in front, forwards. (of time) before, previously.
abante Latin (lat) (Late Latin) before, in front From before.
abante Late Latin (LL)
avant Old French (fro) Beforehand; earlier.
avantage Old French (fro) Advantage. Profit; gain.
avantage Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as avauntage

Descendants of ab
abiect abjuren abnegacioun abolisshen abounde abrogat absence absolucioun absolut absolven abundaunce abundaunt abundauntly abusioun adverten avancen avantage avauncen habaundance sans sconce sconse sense skonce
Descendants of *h₂ént-
an and answar auncyen beclippen befilen begirden begon beswiken bi bi- bihalve bilooghe embe embe- en on- onsaken umbe umbe stunde umbeclosen umbedelven umgangen unbinden