or etymology

Middle English word or comes from Proto-Germanic *airō (Oar.), Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁-, Proto-Indo-European *ī-, Proto-Indo-European *h₃éh₁os (Mouth.), Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyeri (Early, in the morning.), Proto-Indo-European *h₂eysk-, Proto-Indo-European *áyos, Proto-Germanic *ais-, Proto-Germanic *airiz (Earlier, before;.), Old English ear (Earth. Sea Ear (of corn).)

Detailed word origin of or

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*airō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Oar.
*yeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ī- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) ice, frost
*h₃éh₁os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Mouth.
*h₂eyeri Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Early, in the morning.
*h₂eysk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*áyos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ais- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*airiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Earlier, before;.
ear Old English (ang) Earth. Sea Ear (of corn).
*yeh₁r- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*airuz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Herald. Messager; servant.
*ōsaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (anatomy) mouth. (of a river) mouth, inlet.
*airi Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Early.
*h₂oyséh₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*aiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Copper, bronze. Ore.
*jērą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (Runic alphabet) name of the J-rune (ᛃ). Year.
ōra Old English (ang)
ōr Old English (ang)
*aizō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Fear; reverence. Honour.
ár Old Norse (non) Oar.
ār Old English (ang)
or Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as or

Descendants of *airō
are oor ōr
Descendants of *yeh₁-
yeer yeerly yere yerely
Descendants of *ī-
erande erende ernde ew iceyokel ikil is isikel isykle u ykle you yow ȝow
Descendants of *h₃éh₁os
aouren ur
Descendants of *h₂eysk-
aishen aschen asken askien asking askyng axen eschen eskien
Descendants of *ais-
Descendants of *airiz