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EtymologyEdit

from Proto-Germanic *werþaz (towards, opposite), used substantively as a noun. Cognate with Old Frisian werth, Old Saxon werth, Old High German werd, German wert (adjective), Wert (noun), Dutch waard (adjective), Old Norse verðr (adjective), verð (noun) (Swedish värd), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌸𐍃 (wairþs).

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AdjectiveEdit

weorþ

  1. worth, deserving
  2. honoured, esteemed

NounEdit

weorþ n (nominative plural weorþ)

  1. worth, price, value
  2. honour, dignity

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