ha etymology

Middle English word ha comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱey-, Proto-Indo-European *ḱe, Proto-Indo-European *ki-, and later Proto-Germanic *hiz (This.)

Detailed word origin of ha

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱe Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ki- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) This.
Old English (ang)
he Old English (ang) He (masculine nominative singular).
he Middle English (enm) He (third-person singular masculine subject pronoun).
a Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as ha

Descendants of *ḱey-
a citee halloo ham hamely hamlet hamme hanten haunten he henen hewe hidir hinne hird hirne ho home homstal hoomly hye hyo hyre it sche
Descendants of *ḱe
a- ackowen ashore burde conscience enow heer her here imete imunde ireden ishaft mane minde schape shap y- yclept ydrad ylike ymunde ypeynted ȝare ȝea
Descendants of *ki-
bedaggen befilen beleden benethe beshinen beswiken betechen betellen betynen bewepen bi bi cause bicaren bikerven bithenchen biwenden biwitten blissen haile halsien helen helthe holi unhal