hyr

CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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hyr

  1. long

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NounEdit

hyr m ‎(genitive singular hyrs or hyrjar, no plural)

  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.
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