thar etymology

Middle English word thar comes from Proto-Indo-European *to-, Proto-Indo-European *-r, Proto-Germanic - r, and later Proto-Germanic *þar ((demonstrative) there, in that place.)

Detailed word origin of thar

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*to- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*-r Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- r Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*þōz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*tar- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) there
*þar Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (demonstrative) there, in that place.
þǣr Old English (ang)
ther Middle English (enm) There.

Words with the same origin as thar

Descendants of *to-
forthi sone sonn soone tha than thanen thanne thare tharmid thas that then ther there thermid therwith they tho thore thos thous thus þat
Descendants of *-r
heer her her-for here hire hiren hirne hyre hær thei thormid
Descendants of - r
quher wher yondre ȝendre ȝondre