withspeken etymology

Middle English word withspeken comes from Old English sprecan (To speak.)

Detailed word origin of withspeken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sprecan Old English (ang) To speak.
wiþsprecan Old English (ang) To speak against, revile, withsay.
*wiþspecan Old English (ang)
withspeken Middle English (enm) (transitive) To speak against.

Words with the same origin as withspeken

Descendants of sprecan
speken