ruly etymology

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

Detailed word origin of ruly

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hreow Old English (ang) Grief. Repentance.
hrēow Old English (ang)
-līċe Old English (ang)
-līc Old English (ang)
hrēowlīċe Old English (ang)
hrēowlīċ Old English (ang)
hreowlice Old English (ang) Miserably, cruelly, grievously, in a way to excite pity.
hreowlic Old English (ang) Grievous, pitiful, sad, wretched, cruel, lamentable, hapless, miserable.
reweliche Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as ruly

Descendants of hreow
reoly reowliche reowthe reuthe rewe rewely rewly rewthe rowe ruthe
Descendants of hrēow
reowe reuli reuli ter
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
Descendants of -līc
-andlic -andlike -endlice -endliȝ -lich leodlic