Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *skurtijǭ (a short garment; apron).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃyr.te/, [ˈʃyrˠ.te]

NounEdit

sċyrte f (nominative plural sċyrtan)

  1. a short garment; skirt; kirtle

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: scorte, schirte, shurte