See also: diuriða

Old Saxon

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Etymology

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From Proto-West Germanic *diuriþu, from Proto-Germanic *diuriþō. Equivalent to diuri +‎ -itha. Cognates include English dearth, Dutch duurte, Old Norse dýrð.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdiu̯.ri.θɑ/, [ˈdiy̯.ri.ðɑ]

Noun

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diuritha f

  1. dearness, preciousness
  2. honour, glory
    • Heliand 4249-4250 (early 9th century):
      ... that sia muostin an them marien dage iro drohtines diuritha antfahan.
      ... that they may receive glory in the glory-days of their lord.