rawn etymology

Scots word rawn comes from Proto-Indo-European *(e)rew-, Proto-Indo-European *krok-, Proto-Indo-European *rewHn-, and later Old English run (Advice, counsel. Mystery, secret. Writing; a rune.)

Detailed word origin of rawn

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(e)rew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*krok- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*rewHn- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hrugną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*rūnō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Rune (letter of the Germanic runic alphabet). Secret, mystery.
*hrogn Old English (ang)
run Old English (ang) Advice, counsel. Mystery, secret. Writing; a rune.
rūn Old English (ang)
rawne Middle English (enm)
rawn Scots (sco)

Words with the same origin as rawn

Descendants of *(e)rew-
raun roun round rune
Descendants of *krok-
rail raillich raillie railly roik rok roke rouk ruik ruke