belouken etymology

Middle English word belouken comes from Proto-Indo-European *lewg-, Old English butan (Except for, but, unless Without, except.)

Detailed word origin of belouken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*lewg- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
butan Old English (ang) Except for, but, unless Without, except.
*leukaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To pluck; pull up.
lūcan Old English (ang)
lucan Old English (ang) To lock.
belūcan Old English (ang)
belucan Old English (ang) To end, stop, bring or come to an end, close, conclude.. To lock up, shut up a place, shut out, confine to a limit.
bilouken Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as belouken

Descendants of *lewg-
garlec garlik houslek knelek leek lek leke loc lock locket lok loke lokk louk louken lowk lowken luken luxurie unloken
Descendants of butan
aboute boute but buten