forshetten etymology

Middle English word forshetten comes from Old English for-, Old English sċyttan, and later Old English forscyttan (To shut off or out.)

Detailed word origin of forshetten

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.
sċyttan Old English (ang)
forscyttan Old English (ang) To shut off or out.
forshetten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as forshetten

Descendants of for-
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