forganger etymology

Middle English word forganger comes from Old English gangan (To go. To turn out.), Proto-Germanic *fura-, Proto-Germanic *ganganą

Detailed word origin of forganger

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gangan Old English (ang) To go. To turn out.
*fura- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*ganganą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*furaiganganą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To go before, in front; to precede.
foregangan Old English (ang) To forego, go before, precede, rank higher than.
*foregangere Old English (ang)
forgangere Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as forganger

Descendants of gangan
gangen umbegangen
Descendants of *fura-
biforesenden forbisen fore- foreseen forestall forestallen forethynken foreward forgan forhed forseen forstal