deserven etymology

Middle English word deserven comes from Latin de- (De-.), Latin servire

Detailed word origin of deserven

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
de- Latin (lat) De-.
servire Latin (lat)
deservio Latin (lat) I am subject to. I devote (oneself) to. I serve zealously.
deservir Old French (fro) To deserve; to merit. To serve well or zealously.
deserven Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as deserven

Descendants of de-
condescenden debylite decenden deceyven dedicacioun deflouren deformen delicat delicious desayven descriven deseert desert desiren despect despit dessendaunte destroyen determinen dett devoir diffinicioun dissayven duete
Descendants of servire
servant serven servitour