verlaten etymology

Dutch word verlaten comes from Proto-Germanic *lētaną (To leave alone. To let, to allow.)

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Detailed word origin of verlaten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*lētaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To leave alone. To let, to allow.
*fralētaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To leave, dismiss.
verlaten Dutch (nld) To abandon. To desert. To leave.

Words with the same origin as verlaten

Descendants of *lētaną
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