forsaken etymology

Middle English word forsaken comes from Proto-Germanic *firi- (Expresses intensive or perfective meaning. Through, across.), Proto-Indo-European *seh₂g-

Detailed word origin of forsaken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*firi- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Expresses intensive or perfective meaning. Through, across.
*seh₂g- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sh₂g- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sakaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
sacan Old English (ang) To accuse, blame. To argue, disagree. To fight.
*frasakaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To renounce; forsake.
forsacan Old English (ang) To oppose, give up (something), renounce. To refuse what is given, decline; withsay.
forsaken Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as forsaken

Descendants of *seh₂g-
asaken asechen bisechen ofsaken ransaken sac sacless sahte sak sake sakles saȝt sechen seihte soc socke socne sok sokage soke soken sokke sæhte withsaken