See also: eorthe and eorðe

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

eorþe

  1. Alternative form of erthe

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *erþu, from Proto-Germanic *erþō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈe͜or.θe/, [ˈe͜orˠ.ðe]

NounEdit

eorþe f

  1. ground
  2. dirt
  3. the planet Earth
    • late 10th century, Ælfric, the Old English Hexameron:
      Sēo eorðe ne liġþ on nānum þinge, ac hēo stent on lofte.
      The Earth isn't on top of anything: it floats in the air.

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