Tyre etymology


English word tyre comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) a-, Old French (842-ca. 1400) tire, Old French (842-ca. 1400) -ier

Etymology of tyre

Detailed word origin of tyre

Dictionary entry Language Definition
a- Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) (by extension) indicating a change of state. Indicating movement towards something. Intensifying prefix.
tire Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
-ier Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Indicates a profession. Indicates location, where one lives Suffix used to form infinitives of first conjugation verbs.
atirier Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To arrange; to put into order. To dress; to adorn; to decorate. To equip; to prepare.
attire English (en) To dress or garb. (clothing) One's dress; what one wears; one's clothes.. (heraldiccharge) The single horn of a deer or stag.
tyre English (en) (British spelling, Irish, South African, Australian and NZ spelling) The ring-shaped protective covering around a wheel which is usually made of rubber or plastic composite and is either pneumatic or solid. (transitive) To fit tyres to (a vehicle).

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