hierde

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hirdijaz, from Proto-Germanic *herdōn (herd), *herdō. Cognate with Old Saxon hirdi, Old High German hirti (German Hirte), Old Norse hirðir (Swedish herde).

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Noun[edit]

hierde m

  1. herdsman
  2. guardian, keeper, protector

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