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 "˜morning', Lithuanian mÃ©rkti "˜to blink, twinkle', Skt mÃ¡rÄ«cih "˜ray of light'), from *mer- "˜to shimmer, glisten' (compare Greek Î¼ÎÏÎ± (mÃ©ra) "˜morning'). See also morrow, morning.