See also: הארץ

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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 האַרצן ‎(hartsn) or הערצער ‎(hertser), diminutive הערצל ‎(hertsl) or הערצעלע ‎(hertsele)

  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.

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