rother etymology

Middle English word rother comes from Proto-Germanic *-þrą (Forms nouns denoting a tool or instrument.), Proto-Germanic *-þraz, Proto-Indo-European *h₁reh₁-, Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂-, Proto-Germanic - þrą

Detailed word origin of rother

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*-þrą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Forms nouns denoting a tool or instrument.
*-þraz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*h₁reh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱerh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- þrą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*hrunþaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A horned beast, as in a neat or ox.
hrīþer Old English (ang)
hrūþ Old English (ang)
hriþer Old English (ang) Cattle.
*rōaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To row.
*rōþrą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Oar. Rudder.
roþor Old English (ang) Oar. Rudder, scull.
rōþor Old English (ang)
ruder Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as rother

Descendants of *-þrą
cluster fodder foder forage forrayen forrayour forre forreour forrier furre rodder rowen ruder
Descendants of *ḱerh₂-
corner hart heort herne hert hiren hirne horn horne huirne hurne hyrne inkhorn rather reother rether rither rudder ruther sere unikorn
Descendants of - þrą
halter helfter helter