noon etymology

English word noon comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) ne (Not.), Old English (ca. 450-1100) ānes, Old English (ca. 450-1100) nōn

Detailed word origin of noon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ne Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Not.
ānes Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
nōn Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
nān Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
nowne Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
noon English (eng) To relax or sleep around midday (figurative) The highest point; culmination.. (obsolete) The corresponding time in the middle of the night; midnight.. (obsolete) The ninth hour of the day counted from sunrise; around three o'clock in the afternoon.. Time of day when the sun is in its zenith; twelve o'clock in the day, midday.

Words with the same origin as noon

Descendants of ne
cannot fortnight goodnight midnight na naught naughty naw night nightcap nightclub nightfall nightgown nightingale nightly nightmare nighttime no nor not nothing overnight tonight whatnot
Descendants of ānes
Descendants of nōn