pur etymology

Middle English word pur comes from Proto-Indo-European *per (Around. Through.), Proto-Indo-European *bʰowHéyeti, Proto-Indo-European *pōw-, Proto-Indo-European *pró (Toward, leading to.), Proto-Indo-European *pu-

Detailed word origin of pur

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*per Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Around. Through.
*bʰowHéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pōw- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pró Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Toward, leading to.
*pu- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*per Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*prō Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*pr̥- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
per Latin (lat) (with accusative) during. (with accusative) through, by means of.
*por Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) for.
pur Old French (fro) Pure.
pur French (fra) Pure (undiluted). Pure (unspoilt).
purus Latin (lat) Clean; pure. Clear, limpid.
pur Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as pur

Descendants of *per
comper fer ferde forbeaten forcasten forclingen fordemen forealdien forgreithen forhiden forleren forloren forolden forschapen forseen forstanden forstoppen fortreden foryelden fram frosk frude permitten processioun purpos
Descendants of *pró
probleme profit prophecie proponen proporcion proscriben proscripcion protesten prothonotarie purposen
Descendants of *pu-