hare etymology

Middle English word hare comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱeh₂s-, German grey, Proto-Indo-European *kas-, and later Proto-Germanic *haswaz ((colour) grey.)

Detailed word origin of hare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱeh₂s- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
grey German (deu)
*kas- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*haswaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (colour) grey.
*hasô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Hare.
hara Old English (ang) Hare.
hare Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as hare

Descendants of *ḱeh₂s-
ere here hire hiren hirne hyre