blesshen etymology

Middle English word blesshen comes from Proto-Germanic *blōþą (Blood.), Middle Dutch blusschen, Proto-Germanic - isōną, Proto-Germanic *blīþisjōną (To be good, be kind, be joyful.)

Detailed word origin of blesshen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*blōþą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Blood.
blusschen Middle Dutch (dum) To extinguish, to put out. To quench. To stop, to put an end to.
- isōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*blīþisjōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To be good, be kind, be joyful.
blissian Old English (ang) (intransitive) to rejoice; be glad. (transitive) to gladden; make happy; cause (someone) to rejoice; delight.
*blōþisōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To mark with blood.
blētsian, blēdsian Old English (ang)
blēdsian Old English (ang)
blissen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as blesshen

Descendants of *blōþą
Marie bleden bleschen blessen blodi blodles blodred blody blood
Descendants of blusschen
Descendants of - isōną
hailsen halsen halsien haylsen mincen minsen ranshen rencen rensen rinsen rinshen rixen rixien rixlien rynsen wansen whinsen
Descendants of *blīþisjōną
bliscien blissien