hene etymology

Middle English word hene comes from Proto-Indo-European *kū-, Proto-Indo-European *kaw-, and later Proto-Germanic *hauniz (Despised, poor, miserable.)

Detailed word origin of hene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kū- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kaw- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kūk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hauniz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Despised, poor, miserable.
*hauhaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) High.
*hauhijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To make high; to raise, exalt.
hēan Old English (ang)
hene Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as hene

Descendants of *kū-
houlen howlen hulen
Descendants of *kaw-
henene henne heonenen heonne hinne honysen hountee