hirling etymology

Middle English word hirling comes from Old English hyr (Hire, wages. Interest, usury.), Proto-Germanic *hūzijô

Detailed word origin of hirling

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hyr Old English (ang) Hire, wages. Interest, usury.
*hūzijô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
hȳrling Old English (ang)
hyrling Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as hirling

Descendants of hyr
here hire hire-man hiren hirne hure hyre hyrling
Descendants of *hūzijô
hireling