verlaten etymology

Dutch word verlaten comes from Dutch laat ((historical) serf Late (not early). Tardy.), Dutch ver-

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Detailed word origin of verlaten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
laat Dutch (nld) (historical) serf Late (not early). Tardy.
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).
verlaten Dutch (nld) To belate, to stall, to delay.

Words with the same origin as verlaten

Descendants of ver-
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