blissen etymology

Middle English word blissen comes from Middle Dutch be- (A verb prefix with a variety of meanings.), Middle Dutch lesschen, Middle Dutch lusschen, Middle Dutch bleschen, Proto-Germanic *blīþisjōną (To be good, be kind, be joyful.)

Detailed word origin of blissen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
be- Middle Dutch (dum) A verb prefix with a variety of meanings.
lesschen Middle Dutch (dum) To calm, to ease. To extinguish. To go out (of fire). To lessen, to reduce. To quench.
lusschen Middle Dutch (dum)
bleschen Middle Dutch (dum)
*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.
blisscen Middle Dutch (dum)
blesshen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as blissen

Descendants of be-
bleschen blessen blesshen
Descendants of *blīþisjōną
bliscien blissien