regreten etymology

Middle English word regreten comes from Old French re- (Re- (again; once more).), Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰreh₁d-, Old French *grater, Old French *greter

Detailed word origin of regreten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
re- Old French (fro) Re- (again; once more).
*ǵʰreh₁d- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*grater Old French (fro)
*greter Old French (fro)
*grētaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To weep, to cry.
*grātan Frankish (frk) To weep, mourn, lament.
regreter Old French (fro) To bewail; to lament. To regret.
regreten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as regreten

Descendants of re-
rabeten re- regard regraten regretten renoun repentaunt replenisshen retornen returnen reward
Descendants of *ǵʰreh₁d-
greten