besayen etymology

Middle English word besayen comes from Old English seċġan, Old English secgan (To say, tell, declare.), Old English butan (Except for, but, unless Without, except.)

Detailed word origin of besayen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
seċġan Old English (ang)
secgan Old English (ang) To say, tell, declare.
butan Old English (ang) Except for, but, unless Without, except.
beseċġan Old English (ang)
besecgan Old English (ang) To announce.. To defend; shield.. To deny a charge; say as not true; gainsay; forsay.
biseggen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as besayen

Descendants of seċġan
forsayen sayen seggen seien seyen
Descendants of secgan
Descendants of butan
aboute boute but buten