verhogen etymology

Dutch word verhogen comes from Dutch ver-, Dutch hoog (High.)

Detailed word origin of verhogen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ver- Dutch (nld) A prefix found as part of surnames, found mainly in the southern Netherlands and in Belgium. To do or to become what the stem (following this prefix) refers to. To move or change in the manner specified by the stem. Used to indicate that the action (referred to by the stem) has a negative connotation (for the direct object of the stem).
hoog Dutch (nld) High.
verhogen Dutch (nld) To heighten. To increase.

Words with the same origin as verhogen

Descendants of ver-
veranderen verandering verband verbergen verdacht verhalen verhuizen verjaardag verklaren verklaring verkoop verlaten verliefd verloofde vermoorden veroorzaken verpesten verplaatsen verraden verslag verstoppen vertrekken vertrouwen verwachten verwijderen
Descendants of hoog
Hoogduits hogedrukpan hogeschool ophogen