Origin of Arise
From Middle English arisen, from Old English ārīsan (“to arise, get up; rise; spring from, originate; spring up, ascend”), from Proto-Germanic *uzrīsaną (“to rise up, arise”), equivalent to a- + rise. Cognate with Scots arise, aryse (“to arise, rise up, come into existence”), Middle Low German errīsen (“to stand up, arise”), Old High German irrīsan (“to rise up, fall”), Gothic [script?] (urreisan, “to arise”). [script?]
Middle English arisen from Old English ārīsan ā- intensive pref. rīsan to rise rise
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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