awaken etymology

Middle English word awaken comes from Old English a-, Old English wacan (To awake, arise, originate, to be born.)

Detailed word origin of awaken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
a- Old English (ang) Forming words with the sense from, away, off, out, e.g. āniman.
wacan Old English (ang) To awake, arise, originate, to be born.
awacan Old English (ang)
awaken Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as awaken

Descendants of a-
a abb amansen amansien aset atenen ateonen mansien o
Descendants of wacan
waken