repentaunt etymology

Middle English word repentaunt comes from Latin re-, Latin paenitere, Latin *poenitio, Latin poenitere, and later Old French re- (Re- (again; once more).)

Detailed word origin of repentaunt

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
paenitere Latin (lat)
*poenitio Latin (lat)
poenitere Latin (lat)
re- Old French (fro) Re- (again; once more).
*repoenitere Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*repoenitio Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin, reflexive) I repent.
repentir Old French (fro) To repent.
repentant Old French (fro) Repentant.
repentaunt Middle English (enm) Repentant.

Words with the same origin as repentaunt

Descendants of re-
rabeten re- redimer redolent regraten regreten regretten rejecten remedie remembren remewen repairen repellen replien resolven respiracioun respounse retencioun retornen retracten returnen reveue revolven reward reyne