beslepen etymology

Middle English word beslepen comes from Old English butan (Except for, but, unless Without, except.), Old English slǣpan, Old English slæpan (To sleep.)

Detailed word origin of beslepen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
butan Old English (ang) Except for, but, unless Without, except.
slǣpan Old English (ang)
slæpan Old English (ang) To sleep.
beslǣpan Old English (ang)
beslæpan Old English (ang) To sleep, sleep through or over.
beslepen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as beslepen

Descendants of butan
aboute boute but buten
Descendants of slǣpan
slepen