reowliche etymology

Middle English word reowliche comes from Old English hrēow, Old English hreow (Grief. Repentance.), Old English -līċe

Detailed word origin of reowliche

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hrēow Old English (ang)
hreow Old English (ang) Grief. Repentance.
-līċe Old English (ang)
hrēowlīċe Old English (ang)
hreowlice Old English (ang) Miserably, cruelly, grievously, in a way to excite pity.
rewly Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as reowliche

Descendants of hrēow
reoly reowe reowthe reuli reuli ter reuthe rewe rewely rewly rewthe rowe ruly ruthe
Descendants of -līċe
biterli bitterli bliþeliche carfulli clenliche clenly craftiliche evenly hardely hardliche hevyliche inly lifly liȝtliche lustfully mildeliche myghtely newely poverly swyftely treoweliche tymely vnwisely wislike