herien etymology

Middle English word herien comes from Latin crescendum, Proto-Indo-European *ḱens-, and later Proto-Germanic *hazjaną (To call, shout. To praise.)

Detailed word origin of herien

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
crescendum Latin (lat)
*ḱens- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to speak in a florid, solemn style, attest, witness
*hazjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To call, shout. To praise.
*kor- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
sincerus Latin (lat) Clean, pure, sound.. Genuine, sincere.. Real, natural.. Uninjured, whole.
hærian Old English (ang)
*koryos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*harjaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Army. Army leader; commander; warrior.
*harjōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To overrun with an army; lay waste; ravage; devastate.
herġian Old English (ang)
herian Old English (ang) To praise, honour.
harren Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as herien

Descendants of *ḱens-
harien harren hersen heryen