forleren etymology

Middle English word forleren comes from Old English for-, Old English lǣran

Detailed word origin of forleren

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
for- Old English (ang) Forming verbs from verbs with various senses especially ‘wrongly, away from, astray, abstention, prohibition, perversion, destruction’. Used to create intensified adjectives and verbs from other adjectives and verbs, with the sense of completely or fully. Compare Modern English use of up. Very.
lǣran Old English (ang)
forlæran Old English (ang) To misteach, teach amiss, teach wrongly, deceive, seduce; mislead.
forleren Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as forleren

Descendants of for-
for- forbarren forbeaten forblowen forbowen forbrinnen forburnen forcleven forclingen fordrenchen fordriven fordwinen forgreithen forleden forneh forseen forsetten forshetten forspeken forstoppen forwaxen forwerpen foryiven forȝiven
Descendants of lǣran
learen leren ylere