See also: hýr

CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *hir, from Proto-Celtic *sīros.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hyr

  1. long

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. (poetic) fire

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

DeterminerEdit

hyr

  1. Alternative form of hire (her)

PronounEdit

hyr

  1. Alternative form of hire (hers)

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

hyr

  1. Alternative form of hire (her)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

hyr

  1. Alternative form of hire (wages)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

hyr

  1. imperative of hyra

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *hūʀiju (hire), from Proto-Indo-European *kūs- (price, hire). Cognate with Old Frisian hēre (hire), Old Saxon hūria (lease, rent), Middle Dutch hūre (lease, rent).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hȳr f

  1. hire, wages
  2. interest, usury

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: hire, hyre, hure, here, huyre

Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

hyr

  1. accusative/dative singular of hyrr

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

hyr

  1. present tense of hyra.
  2. imperative of hyra.