lovien etymology

Middle English word lovien comes from Proto-Indo-European *lew-, and later Proto-Germanic *lubą (Praise.)

Detailed word origin of lovien

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*lew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to cut, remove, prune, separate, to wash, to cut, to cut, separate, dissolve, to cut away, remove, prune
*leubh- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to love, love
*lubą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Praise.
*lubōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To praise.
lofian Old English (ang) To appraise; value; put a price on. To praise; exalt.
lovien Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as lovien

Descendants of *lew-
cheslippe continuel leef lef lefte leoflich leofman leve leven libbe librarie lifte lof lofe lofte lofti love lowk lowken lufli luft luken luvewende lyften