coveren etymology

Middle English word coveren comes from Latin operio, Latin co- ((intensifier). Together, with.), Italian cum, Italian operio

Detailed word origin of coveren

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
operio Latin (lat) (by extension) I shut, close.. (figuratively) I hide, conceal, dissemble.. (figuratively) I overwhelm, burden.. (figuratively, of a sin) I atone for, cover, cause to be forgotten.. I cover (over something); envelop.
co- Latin (lat) (intensifier). Together, with.
cum Italian (ita)
operio Italian (ita)
cooperio Latin (lat) I cover wholly, cover over, overwhelm.
coperire Late Latin (LL)
covrir Old French (fro) To cover.
coveren Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as coveren

Descendants of operio
coverchief covercle forcoveren
Descendants of co-
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