reyne etymology

Middle English word reyne comes from Latin teneo, Latin re-, Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (King, ruler.), Proto-Italic *rēks (King.), Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵnih₂

Detailed word origin of reyne

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
teneo Latin (lat) (of laws) I am binding on; bind, hold, obligate. (reflexive) I keep back, remain, stay, hold position. I comprise, contain, include, hold. I hold fast, restrain, detain, check, control; bind, fetter. I hold, have; grasp. I insist, uphold. I know, grasp, understand, conceive. I possess, occupy, control. I reach, attain; gain, acquire, obtain. I recollect, retain knowledge of, remember, bear [...]
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
*h₃rḗǵs Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) King, ruler.
*rēks Proto-Italic (itc-pro) King.
*h₃rḗǵnih₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*rēginā Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Queen.
retineo Latin (lat) I hold fast, maintain, preserve, protect, guard, retain.. I hold in check, repress, check, stop, stay.. I keep or hold back, detain, restrain, retain, confine, contain; delay.
regis Latin (lat)
*retina Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*retina Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) rein.
resne Old French (fro) Rein (for an animal).
regina Latin (lat) (Later Latin, chess) queen. Princess. Queen.
reine Old French (fro)
reyn Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as reyne

Descendants of teneo
absteinen abstenen absteynen abstinent apperteinen contencion continuel rein retencioun retenue reyn tente
Descendants of re-
rabeten re- redimer redolent regraten regreten regretten rejecten remedie remembren remewen repairen repellen replien resolven respiracioun respounse retornen retracten returnen reveue revolven reward
Descendants of *h₃rḗǵs
-ricke Rycharde archebischopric byschopryke kineric kingrike regal regnen rich riche rike rixen rixien rixlien roial royalte ryche