avisen etymology

Middle English word avisen comes from Latin -ionem, Proto-Italic *wissos, Latin vitis, Latin vectis, Old French viser ((Anglo-Norman) visor.), Old French a-

Detailed word origin of avisen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ionem Latin (lat)
*wissos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
vitis Latin (lat) (historical) a vine staff, the baton or cane of a Roman centurion. Vine.
vectis Latin (lat) A bar or bolt (for fastening a door).. A carrying-pole.. A strong pole or bar used for leverage; lever; crowbar; handspike.
viser Old French (fro) (Anglo-Norman) visor.
a- Old French (fro) (by extension) indicating a change of state. Indicating movement towards something. Intensifying prefix.
video Latin (lat) (passive) I am regarded, seem, appear. (passive, used impersonally) It seems proper or right. I look (at), consider, reflect (upon). I look out for, see to, care for, provide, make sure. I observe, note. I see, perceive; look (at). I understand, perceive, comprehend.
*visaticum Latin (lat) (Gallo-Romance) face.
viz Old French (fro)
avis Old French (fro) Opinion.
aviser Old French (fro) To advise; to counsel. To pay attention to. To recognize.
avisen Middle English (enm) To consider, review.

Words with the same origin as avisen

Descendants of *wissos
avys envie luxurie reveue surveyen vewe visage visiten
Descendants of a-
abaisen abaishen abaisse abassen abesse abetement abetten abutten adaunten adressen afere affeeble affere amusen attournen