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weorþ

Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

from Proto-Germanic *werþaz (towards, opposite), used substantively as a noun. Cognate with Old Frisian werth, Old Saxon werth, Old High German werd, Dutch waard adj, German wert adj Wert noun, Old Norse verðr adj verð n (Swedish värd), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌸𐍃 (wairþs).

AdjectiveEdit

weorþ

  1. worth, deserving
  2. honoured, esteemed

NounEdit

weorþ n (nominative plural weorþ)

  1. worth, price, value
  2. honour, dignity

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