perceiven etymology

Middle English word perceiven comes from Latin capio (I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.), Latin pro

Detailed word origin of perceiven

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
capio Latin (lat) I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
percipio Latin (lat) I feel. I learn, know, conceive, understand. I perceive, observe, notice. I seize or take on (entirely); assume; earn; occupy, keep (i.e. maintain control).
perceveir Old French (fro)
perceiven Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as perceiven

Descendants of capio
acatour cacchen catour chacer chaser chasour conceiven conceptioun deceyven desayven dissayven part-takinge part-takynge receiven
Descendants of pro
processioun profit proponen proporcion proscriben proscripcion protesten pur purpos purposen