האַרץ

YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German herza, from Proto-Germanic *hertô (heart), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr (heart). Compare German Herz. Cognate with English heart.

NounEdit

האַרץ (hartsn, plural הערצער (hertser)

  1. heart

Usage notesEdit

This is one of only a few Yiddish nouns that decline. In the singular, it is האַרצן (hartsn) in the dative and unchanged in the accusative.

Last modified on 21 September 2013, at 20:34