forgan etymology

Middle English word forgan comes from Old English fore-, Old English gān, Old English gan (To go.)

Detailed word origin of forgan

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fore- Old English (ang) Before, in front of, pro-. First, prime, occupying a prominent position. Very, supremely, foremost.
gān Old English (ang)
gan Old English (ang) To go.
foregān Old English (ang)
foregan Old English (ang) To precede, stand out, go before; forego.
forgan Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as forgan

Descendants of fore-
biforesenden forbisen fore- foreseen forestall forestallen forethynken forhed forseen forstal
Descendants of gān
begon bigon forgon forthgoing forthgon gan gang gangen gon gong gongen goon igon misgang ofgon outgon overgon togon umbegon upgang upgon withgon þurhgon ȝegan
Descendants of gan
forthgan goo thurhgon