highly etymology

English word highly comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) hēah, Old English (ca. 450-1100) -līċe, Old English (ca. 450-1100) hēalīce

Detailed word origin of highly

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hēah Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
-līċe Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
hēalīce Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
healice Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Elaborately, with perfect workmanship.. Highly, on high, to a high position or degree, greatly, extremely.. With a high quality, nobly.
heyȝliche Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
highly English (eng) Extremely; greatly; very much.. In a high or esteemed manner.

Words with the same origin as highly

Descendants of hēah
high highlight highway hijack
Descendants of -līċe
automatically basically carefully daily dearly deeply early freely friendly fully genetically gladly hardly heavily lightly lively newly physically sharply shortly slowly specifically truly weekly