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EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish ært f, from Old Norse ertr, from Old Saxon erit[1], eriwit, from Proto-Germanic *arwīts. Cognates include Danish ært, Faroese ertur, Norwegian ert, Dutch erwt and German Erbse. Possibly related to Latin ervum and Ancient Greek όροβος (órobos).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ärt c

  1. (botany) Any species in the Fabacea family
  2. Plant of such a species, usually pea shrub

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ärt 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ärt ärten ärter ärterna
Genitive ärts ärtens ärters ärternas

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 ärt in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)