bilurten etymology

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

Detailed word origin of bilurten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
butan Old English (ang) Except for, but, unless Without, except.
*lerd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to bend, crook
*lyrtan Old English (ang)
*lurtaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Crooked; bent. Left; left-handed (opposite of right). Warped; underhanded; deceitful. Wrong; on the wrong side.
*lurtijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To be crooked; be bent. To swindle; cheat; deceive.
*lyrtan Old English (ang)
belyrtan Old English (ang) To deceive.
belirten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bilurten

Descendants of butan
aboute boute but buten
Descendants of *lerd-
belirten lirten lurten