verray etymology

Middle English word verray comes from Proto-Indo-European - -rós, and later Proto-Italic *wēros (True.)

Detailed word origin of verray

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
- -rós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*weh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to blow
*wēros Proto-Italic (itc-pro) True.
verus Latin (lat) Proper, suitable. Right, just. True, real.
veracem Latin (lat)
*vērācus Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
verai Old French (fro) Real; genuine.
verray Middle English (enm) Very True.

Words with the same origin as verray

Descendants of - -rós
crude eger sorel sour sournesse sowrenesse sur sure verre very