See also: híred

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhaɪəd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhaɪɚd/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

hired

  1. simple past tense and past participle of hire

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

hired

  1. Alternative form of hird (household)

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

hired

  1. inflection of hiren (to hire):
    1. first/third-person singular past indicative
    2. past participle

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *hīwarād (family, marriage), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱey- (to be lying down). Cognate with Old High German hīrāt (marriage) (German Heirat), Old English hīwen (household).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxiː.red/, [ˈhiː.red]

NounEdit

hīred m

  1. family, household
  2. retinue
  3. company, brotherhood

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: hird, herd, herde, hert, hired, hyrd, hyrt
  • Old Norse: hirð