CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *sīro- (long) (compare Old Irish sír, Welsh and Breton hir).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hyr

  1. long

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hyr m

  1. (poetic) fire

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hūzijō (hire), from Proto-Indo-European *kūs- (price, hire). Cognate with Old Frisian hēre (hire), Old Saxon hūria (lease, rent), Middle High German behūren (to acquire by purchase or lease).

NounEdit

hȳr f

  1. hire, wages
  2. interest, usury

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SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

hyr

  1. present tense of hyra.
  2. imperative of hyra.
Last modified on 28 August 2013, at 15:02