onsaken etymology

Middle English word onsaken comes from Proto-Germanic *and-, Proto-Germanic *andsakaną, Proto-Germanic *sakaną, and later Proto-Germanic *andasakaną (To speak against, refute.)

Detailed word origin of onsaken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*and- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*andsakaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*sakaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*andasakaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To speak against, refute.
onsacan Old English (ang)
onsaken Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as onsaken

Descendants of *and-
an- and- andswaren answeren on- ond- onfon
Descendants of *sakaną
forsaken