besinken etymology

Middle English word besinken comes from Old English butan (Except for, but, unless Without, except.), Old English sincan (To sink.)

Detailed word origin of besinken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
butan Old English (ang) Except for, but, unless Without, except.
sincan Old English (ang) To sink.
besincan Old English (ang) To sink, submerge.
besinken Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as besinken

Descendants of butan
aboute boute but buten