regretten etymology

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

Detailed word origin of regretten

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

Words with the same origin as regretten

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