buten etymology

Middle English word buten comes from Proto-Germanic *bu(t/dʰ)néh₂-, Old English be-, Old English utan (From without. On the outside.), Proto-Germanic *ūtanē (From without, outside of.), Frankish *buttan

Detailed word origin of buten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bu(t/dʰ)néh₂- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
be- Old English (ang) A productive prefix usually used to form verbs and adjectives, especially:.
utan Old English (ang) From without. On the outside.
*ūtanē Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) From without, outside of.
*buttan Frankish (frk)
*bautan Frankish (frk)
*bōtan Frankish (frk) To beat.
*biūtą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
būtan Old English (ang)
bouter Old French (fro) (reflexive, se bouter) to enter (into). To place; to put. To strike; to hit.
bouten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as buten

Descendants of be-
be west bedoven before begeten begon behoten behoven beleggen belouken bemenen besinken betellen bi- bicaren bicraven bidelven bimournen biqueste bireaden bischadowen bischilden biseggen bisorȝen biwesten
Descendants of utan
aboute boute but outen
Descendants of *ūtanē
Descendants of *buttan
boton botoun butten rabeten