forwiten etymology

Middle English word forwiten comes from Old English witan, Old English fōre-, and later Old English forewitan (To foreknow.)

Detailed word origin of forwiten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
witan Old English (ang) To be conscious of, to know or feel (an emotion etc.). To be wise. To know, be aware.
fōre- Old English (ang)
fōrewitan Old English (ang)
forewitan Old English (ang) To foreknow.
forwiten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as forwiten

Descendants of witan
biwitien biwitten weten wett witen witewold wittol woth
Descendants of fōre-
for- forbarren forbeaten forcasten forcleven forcoveren fore- foresetten forethynken foretokne forgreithen forhed forscheawen forspeche forthinken forthynken