gasten etymology

Middle English word gasten comes from Old English gāstan, Proto-Germanic *gaistijaną, and later Old English gæstan (To frighten; gast. To torment; afflict.)

Detailed word origin of gasten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gāstan Old English (ang)
*gaistijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
gǣstan Old English (ang)
gæstan Old English (ang) To frighten; gast. To torment; afflict.
gasten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as gasten

Descendants of gāstan
gast gastnes gost