no worries etymology

English word no worries comes from Old English wrecan, Proto-Indo-European *wes-, English wreche, Old English ƿracu, Old English wrǣc, Proto-Indo-European *were-, Proto-Indo-European *werģʰ-, and later Proto-Indo-European *woséyeti (To clothe, to put clothes onto.)

Detailed word origin of no worries

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
wrecan Old English (ang) To avenge a person or wrong, to take vengeance on. To drive, press. To punish a person or fault. To wreak anger.
*wes- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) fat, moisture, to dress, stab, to stick, prick, pierce, sting, moist, wet
wreche English (eng)
ƿracu Old English (ang)
wrǣc Old English (ang)
*were- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*werģʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
wreken Middle English (enm)
*woséyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To clothe, to put clothes onto.
*wazōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To continue; last. To stay; abide.
*wargaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Outlaw, criminal.
*warjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To thwart, to stop. To ward off, to defend against.
*wargijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To curse. To fordeem; condemn.
*wazjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To clothe, dress.
werian Old English (ang) To defend, protect.
wirġean Old English (ang)
wiergan Old English (ang)
werian Old English (ang) To wear.
wrache Middle English (enm)
werian Old English (ang) To defend, protect To wear.
wreck English (eng) (Australia) To dismantle wrecked vehicles or other objects, to reclaim any useful parts.. To destroy violently; to cause severe damage to something, to a point where it no longer works, or is useless.. To involve in a wreck; hence, to cause to suffer ruin; to balk of success, and bring disaster on.. To ruin or dilapidate. (legal) Goods, etc. cast ashore by the sea after a shipwreck.. An [...]
*wergʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wurgijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To strangle.
*wrenǵʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to twist, wry, constrict, choke, thring
wyrġan Old English (ang)
wyrgan Old English (ang) (clarification of this definition is being sought) to worry. To strangle, to throttle.
werȝen Middle English (enm)
*wringaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To squeeze, twist, wring.
wringan Old English (ang) To wring.
wringen Middle English (enm)
no worries English (eng) (largely) (Australia, UK, New Zealand, colloquial) A general injunction not to be concerned further with a subject.. Do not worry, I will do it.. It does not bother me; I am not concerned.. It was no problem; not at all; you're welcome.

Words with the same origin as no worries

Descendants of wrecan
beware hardware hot hotline hottie underwear urge urgency urgent war warehouse warhead warship wartime wary wear weir were weren worried worry wring wrong
Descendants of *wes-
am are art be been future ice interest is mouth possible power present send sense since sun