honor etymology

English word honor comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) honur, Latin honor (Honor, esteem.)

Detailed word origin of honor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
honur Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
honor Latin (lat) Honor, esteem.
honour Anglo-Norman (xno)
honur Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
honor English (eng) (countable) A token of praise or respect; something that represents praiseworthiness or respect, such as a prize or award given by the state to a citizen.. (countable, card games) In bridge, an ace, king, queen, jack, or ten especially of the trump suit. In some other games, an ace, king, queen or jack.. (feudal law) A seigniory or lordship held of the king, on which other lordships and [...]

Words with the same origin as honor

Descendants of honur
dishonor honorable honorary honour honourable
Descendants of honor
honest honesty