swyftnesse etymology

Middle English word swyftnesse comes from Old English swift (Swift.), Old English -nis

Detailed word origin of swyftnesse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
swift Old English (ang) Swift.
-nis Old English (ang) Used to form abstract nouns, usually from adjectives, denoting quality or state. See -nes.
swiftnes Old English (ang) Swiftness, fleetness, celerity.
swiftnesse Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as swyftnesse

Descendants of swift
swift swyftely
Descendants of -nis
-nes -nesse clennesse derknesse fairnesse gretnesse wodnesse woodnesse