oncomen etymology

Middle English word oncomen comes from Old English coman, Old English on-, and later Old English ancuman (To come, arrive; oncome.)

Detailed word origin of oncomen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
coman Old English (ang)
on- Old English (ang) Denoting reverse action. Off, away (inchoactive) in, into; prefix used to intensify an action or to denote origin or initiation. Forming verbs and adjectives from participles and nouns, with various senses of on, upon, to, there, thither.
ancuman Old English (ang) To come, arrive; oncome.
oncomen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as oncomen

Descendants of coman
comen cumen
Descendants of on-
aboute an- anelen anget anhealden on- onelen onlighten onsenden