y- etymology

Middle English word y- comes from Old English ġe-

Detailed word origin of y-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ġe- Old English (ang)
y- Middle English (enm) Used with past participle conjugations to form past participles (this prefix does not occur independently).

Words with the same origin as y-

Descendants of ġe-
adred aline ashore gemynten hersum i- i-seche i-teon ihoven irennen iwar likely likliche lykly neighbour neighebor neihebur yclad yclept yhere ynough ypeynted ypunished ȝehwa ȝesceawen