hird etymology

Middle English word hird comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱe-, and later Old English hired (Company, brotherhood. Family, household. Retinue.)

Detailed word origin of hird

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱe- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱeym- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hīwarēdaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
hīrēde Old English (ang)
hired Old English (ang) Company, brotherhood. Family, household. Retinue.
hird Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as hird

Descendants of *ḱe-
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