protesten etymology

Middle English word protesten comes from Latin testor (I am witness, testify, attest.. I make a will.), Latin pro, Norwegian Bokmål protestere (To protest.)

Detailed word origin of protesten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
testor Latin (lat) I am witness, testify, attest.. I make a will.
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
protestere Norwegian Bokmål (nob) To protest.
protestor Latin (lat) I protest. I testify, bear witness.
protester Old French (fro)
protesten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as protesten

Descendants of pro
processioun profit proponen proporcion proscriben proscripcion pur purpos purposen