forloren etymology

Middle English word forloren comes from Proto-Germanic *leusaną, Proto-Indo-European *leu-, Proto-Germanic *firi- (Expresses intensive or perfective meaning. Through, across.)

Detailed word origin of forloren

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*leusaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*leu- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to cut, solve, separate, to cut, to detach
*firi- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Expresses intensive or perfective meaning. Through, across.
*fraleusaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To lose.
*fraluzanaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
forlēosan Old English (ang)
forlorn Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as forloren

Descendants of *leusaną
forlesen forlorn
Descendants of *leu-
-les -lese carles frounceless hertles hevedles laus leasung lees lesen lifles lordles lorel lorn los losel losen lust lusten lyfles meteles restelees thewless wyflees