destroyen etymology

Middle English word destroyen comes from Latin struo, Latin de- (De-.)

Detailed word origin of destroyen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
struo Latin (lat) I compose, construct, build. I place, arrange. I ready, prepare.
de- Latin (lat) De-.
destruere Latin (lat)
*destrugō Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*destrugere Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
destruire Old French (fro) To destroy.
destroyen Middle English (enm) To destroy.

Words with the same origin as destroyen

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