From Proto-Germanic *arjaną, whence also Old High German erran, Old Norse erja. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erh₃- (“to plough”). Non-Germanic cognates include Latin arō, arāre, Ancient Greek ἀρόω (aróō), Irish airim, Old Church Slavonic орати (orati), Albanian arë (“arable land, soil”).
- to plough
This verb needs an inflection-table template.
- English: ear (archaic)