purloynen etymology

Middle English word purloynen comes from Latin longior (Farther. Greater. Longer. Remoter.), Latin pro-

Detailed word origin of purloynen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
longior Latin (lat) Farther. Greater. Longer. Remoter.
pro- Latin (lat) (prefixed to verbs of utterance) in place of, on behalf of. (temporally) prior, fore-. Action directed forward or in front. Advantage. Bringing into being, forth, or into the open. Downward and forward movement. Forward direction, forward movement. Prominence.
prolongo Latin (lat) I lengthen, prolong or extend.
porloignier Old French (fro) (reflexive, se porloigner) to be late. To delay; to put off.
purloigner Anglo-Norman (xno)
purloynen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as purloynen

Descendants of pro-
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