hyre etymology

Middle English word hyre comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱeh₂s-, Proto-Indo-European *kūs-, Latin crescendum, Proto-Germanic *hes, Proto-Indo-European *ḱe-, Proto-Germanic *hūrijaną, Proto-Indo-European *-r, Proto-Indo-European *ḱe, German grey, Proto-Germanic *hezōz, Welsh hewr, Proto-Indo-European *kas-, Proto-Germanic - r, and later Proto-Germanic *haswaz ((colour) grey.)

Detailed word origin of hyre

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱeh₂s- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kūs- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
crescendum Latin (lat)
*hes Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*ḱe- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hūrijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*-r Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱe Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
grey German (deu)
*hezōz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
hewr Welsh (cym)
*kas- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- r Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*haswaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (colour) grey.
*hūzijō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*ḱeywo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hūrijō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (monetary) interest. Payment; hire.
hiere Old English (ang)
hire Old English (ang)
hyr Old English (ang) Hire, wages. Interest, usury.
*ḱr̥- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
sincerus Latin (lat) Clean, pure, sound.. Genuine, sincere.. Real, natural.. Uninjured, whole.
*hiurijaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Mild; gentle; dear. Trusted; familiar.
hȳr Old English (ang)
*koryos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kóryos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*keres- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
hīere Old English (ang)
*hasô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Hare.
*hērą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Hair.
*hē₂r Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (demonstrative) here, in this place.
*hari Old Norse (non)
*harjaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Army. Army leader; commander; warrior.
here Old English (ang) An army (especially of the enemy).
her Old English (ang) Hair Here.
hure Middle English (enm) At intervals, frequent, at least, in any case. Especially, particularly; much less. Even. Truly, certainly, indeed.

Words with the same origin as hyre

Descendants of *ḱeh₂s-
ere hare here hire hiren hirne
Descendants of *kūs-
hire-man hirling hure hyrling
Descendants of *hes
his hisen
Descendants of *ḱe-
a halou halow he heer henen heonenen heonne her her-for hinne hit hither ho hoo hyo hær it sche shoo ȝho
Descendants of *hūrijaną
huire huyre
Descendants of *-r
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 hewr
Descendants of - r
quher wher yondre ȝendre ȝondre