Hate etymology


English word hate comes from Old English hatian (To hate.), Proto-Indo-European *ḱād-

Etymology of hate

Detailed word origin of hate

Dictionary entry Language Definition
hatian Old English (ang) To hate.
*ḱād- Proto-Indo-European (ine) strong emotion
*hataz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Hate.
hatr Old Norse (non) Hatred, spite, aversion.
hete Old English (ang) Hatred, malice.
hate Middle English (enm)
hate English (en) (Internet slang) Negative feedback, abusive behaviour.. An object of hatred.. Hatred. (informal, originally, AAVE) Only used in. (intransitive) To experience hatred.. (nonstandard, Southern US). (transitive) To dislike intensely or greatly.

Words with the same origin as hate

Descendants of *ḱād-