honour etymology

English word honour comes from Latin honorem, Old French (842-ca. 1400) honorer (To honor.)

Detailed word origin of honour

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
honorem Latin (lat)
honorer Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To honor.
honorare Latin (lat)
honor Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Honor; honour.
enorer Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To honor.
honur Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
honour Anglo-Norman (xno)
honour Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) Honour.
honour English (eng)

Words with the same origin as honour

Descendants of honorer
honor honorary honourable