her etymology

Middle English word her comes from Proto-Indo-European *-r, Proto-Indo-European *ḱe, Proto-Germanic *hes, Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁-, Proto-Indo-European *kor, Proto-Germanic - r, and later Proto-Germanic *hē₂r ((demonstrative) here, in this place.)

Detailed word origin of her

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*-r Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱe Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hes Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*gʰreH₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to grow, become green, grow, become green
*kor Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- r Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
crescendum Latin (lat)
*ḱr̥- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hē₂r Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (demonstrative) here, in this place.
*keres- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hērą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Hair.
her Old English (ang) Hair Here.
hær Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as her

Descendants of *-r
heer her-for here hire hiren hirne hyre hær thar thare tharmid that thei ther there thermid therwith they thore thormid
Descendants of *ḱe
a- ackowen ashore burde conscience enow imete imunde ireden ishaft mane minde schape shap y- yclept ydrad ylike ymunde ypeynted ȝare ȝea
Descendants of *hes
his hisen
Descendants of *gʰreH₁-
corner erbour escusen excusen gers grene gresen harien herber herberwe heretogh heretoȝe herne herth hore horien horne horowe menden rapen raven reven sucuren
Descendants of - r
quher wher yondre ȝendre ȝondre