evenly etymology

Middle English word evenly comes from Old English efen (Evenly, equally. Together Even, equal.), Old English -līċe

Detailed word origin of evenly

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
efen Old English (ang) Evenly, equally. Together Even, equal.
-līċe Old English (ang)
efenlīce Old English (ang)
efenlice Old English (ang) Calmly, with equanimity; with even-mindedness.. Evenly, alike, equally, in like or even manner, as equals, without inequalities or disagreements.
efenlike Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as evenly

Descendants of efen
anempt anent efenlike even evenhede evenhood unevene
Descendants of -līċe
biterli bitterli bliþeliche carfulli clenliche clenly craftiliche hardely hardliche hevyliche inly lifly liȝtliche lustfully mildeliche myghtely newely poverly reowliche swyftely treoweliche tymely vnwisely wislike