retornen etymology

Middle English word retornen comes from Latin tornare, Latin re-, and later Old French re- (Re- (again; once more).)

Detailed word origin of retornen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tornare Latin (lat)
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.
torner Old French (fro) (transitive, or, intransitive) to turn. To return; to go back.
re- Old French (fro) Re- (again; once more).
retornare Malayalam (mal)
retorner Old French (fro) (intransitive) to return (go back to). (transitive) to turn again.
returner Anglo-Norman (xno)
returnen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as retornen

Descendants of tornare
attournen tor tornen tour touret tur turnen
Descendants of re-
rabeten re- redimer redolent regraten regreten regretten rejecten remedie remembren remewen repairen repellen replien resolven respiracioun respounse retencioun retracten returnen reveue revolven reward reyne