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Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English eorþe, from Proto-Germanic *erþō.

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NounEdit

erthe

  1. Earth; the world
    • 1407, The Testimony of William Thorpe, page 40
      And I seide, “Ser, in his tyme maister Ioon Wiclef was holden of ful many men the grettis clerk that thei knewen lyuynge vpon erthe. And therwith he was named, as I gesse worthili, a passing reuli man and an innocent in al his lyuynge [] "
  2. The Earth's people or inhabitants
  3. country, realm
  4. land, terrain
  5. ground, earth, dirt, soil, clay
  6. earth (one of the alchemical elements)

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Old FrisianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *erþō.

NounEdit

erthe f

  1. earth

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Altfriesisches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014