poverly etymology

Middle English word poverly comes from Middle English povre (Poor (lacking resources).), Middle English -ly (-ly (suffix used to form adverbs).)

Detailed word origin of poverly

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
povre Middle English (enm) Poor (lacking resources).
-ly Middle English (enm) -ly (suffix used to form adverbs).
poverly Middle English (enm) Poorly (in a way showing poorness, lack of resources).

Words with the same origin as poverly

Descendants of povre
Descendants of -ly
-ly abundauntly accidently certeinly falsly freendly hidously paciently plentevously pleynly trewely verraily