hiren etymology

Middle English word hiren comes from Proto-Germanic *hūrijō ((monetary) interest. Payment; hire.), Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂-, Proto-Indo-European *ḱrū-, Proto-Germanic *hezōz, Proto-Indo-European *kr̥-, Proto-Germanic *hiurijaz (Mild; gentle; dear. Trusted; familiar.), Middle English hir ((possessive) her (belonging to a female person).)

Detailed word origin of hiren

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*hūrijō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (monetary) interest. Payment; hire.
*ḱerh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱrū- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hezōz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*kr̥- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hiurijaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Mild; gentle; dear. Trusted; familiar.
hir Middle English (enm) (possessive) her (belonging to a female person).
hȳr Old English (ang)
hiere Old English (ang)
hire Old English (ang)
hīere Old English (ang)
*hurną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Horn.
*hurnijǭ Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A little horn; hook. An angle; corner; nook.
herne Old Frisian (ofs)
hyrni Old Norse (non)
hyre Middle English (enm)
hyrne Old English (ang) Angle. Corner. Horn.
her English (eng) (informal) A female person or animal. Belonging to her. The form of she used after a preposition or as the object of a verb; that woman, that ship, etc.
hiren Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as hiren

Descendants of *hūrijō
here hire hire-man hirne huire hure huyre hyre
Descendants of *ḱerh₂-
corner hart heort herne hert horn horne huirne hurne hyrne inkhorn rather reother rether rither rodder rother rudder ruther sere unikorn
Descendants of *ḱrū-
Descendants of *kr̥-
aventayle awarden declinen despect dessendaunte discours edycte escusen excusen harien harren haryen heere heretogh herien herwen rail rapen rappen rawne rop rowe scharn schrinken
Descendants of *hiurijaz
unhere unhire