forschapen etymology

Middle English word forschapen comes from Proto-Germanic *skapjaną (To make, to create. To shape.), Old English for-, Proto-Germanic *firi- (Expresses intensive or perfective meaning. Through, across.), Old English sċippan

Detailed word origin of forschapen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*skapjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To make, to create. To shape.
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.
*firi- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Expresses intensive or perfective meaning. Through, across.
sċippan Old English (ang)
scieppan Old English (ang) To create, to form. To mould, shape.
forscieppan Old English (ang) To transform; shape up.
forsċeppan Old English (ang)
forshapen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as forschapen

Descendants of *skapjaną
-schippe -shippe forshapen iscefte ishaft scheppen worschippe worthschipe ȝescafte
Descendants of for-
for- forbarren forbeaten forblowen forbowen forbrinnen forburnen forcleven forclingen fordrenchen fordriven fordwinen forgreithen forleden forleren forneh forseen forsetten forshetten forspeken forstoppen forwaxen forwerpen foryiven forȝiven