beshinen etymology

Middle English word beshinen comes from Proto-Germanic *skīnaną, Proto-Germanic *bi- (By, at; a general locative prefix.)

Detailed word origin of beshinen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*skīnaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*bi- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) By, at; a general locative prefix.
*biskīnaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To shine upon or about.
besċīnan Old English (ang)
bescinan Old English (ang) To shine upon, illuminate; alight.
beshinen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as beshinen

Descendants of *skīnaną
beschinen
Descendants of *bi-
bedoven begalewen begirden begraven begreten behoven beknowen belirten belouken bereden beschrewen besinken besitten bi cause bifon bigirden biheveden bilimpen bischilden biseggen biwedden biwesten blinnen buten defilen