over- etymology

Middle English word over- comes from Old English ofer-

Detailed word origin of over-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ofer- Old English (ang) Used to form nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and prepositions having intensive force, or with a sense of "going over, above".
over- Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as over-

Descendants of ofer-
ouerclimben over hede over-hed overbiden overborde overcomen overdeed overdriven overgon overhebben overholden overlayen overlepen overleven overliven overreden oversenden oversetten overshadwen overspreden overthrouen overwerken overwinnen owerheved