Origin of mornMiddle English morne ; from Old English contr. of morgene, dative of morgen, morning
- The morning.
- The dawn.
Origin of mornMiddle English, from Old English morgen.
- (now poetic) Morning.
From Middle English mÅrn, morwen, from Old English morÄ¡en, from Proto-Germanic *murganaz, *murginaz (compare West Frisian moarn, Low German Morgen, Dutch morgen, German Morgen, Danish morgen, Norwegian morgon), from pre-Germanic *mrÌ¥kÃ©no, *mrÌ¥kÃ³no, from Proto-Indo-European *mrÌ¥Hko (compare Welsh bore â€˜morningâ€™, Lithuanian mÃ©rkti â€˜to blink, twinkleâ€™, Skt mÃ¡rÄ«cih â€˜ray of lightâ€™), from *mer- â€˜to shimmer, glistenâ€™ (compare Greek Î¼ÎÏÎ± (mÃ©ra) â€˜morningâ€™). See also morrow, morning.