fulen etymology

Middle English word fulen comes from Proto-Indo-European *pow-, Proto-Indo-European *puH-, and later Proto-Germanic *bi- (By, at; a general locative prefix.)

Detailed word origin of fulen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pow- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*puH- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bi- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) By, at; a general locative prefix.
*fūlaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Foul, dirty. Rotten.
*fūlijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (intransitive) To become foul; rot; decay.
*fūlijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (transitive) To befoul; make dirty.
fūlian Old English (ang)
fȳlan Old English (ang)
foulen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as fulen

Descendants of *pow-
begalewen begirden begreten beliggen benoten beriden beschinen betellen bi cause bi- bicleppen bicraven bifolden bilurten bimournen bireaden bischaden biwesten biwinden bleschen blesshen buten filth vicaire
Descendants of *puH-
befilen defilen felthe filen foul foulen foulnes foulnesse fulth