Erz

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German aruz, from Proto-Germanic *aruts. Akin to Old Saxon arut.

From Latin Arretium (Arezzo, a major Etruscan metal exporting city).[1]

Has also been compared to Old Armenian երկաթ (erkatʿ, iron)[2]

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Noun[edit]

Erz n (genitive Erzes, plural Erze)

  1. ore

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bonfante, Giuliano; Bonfante, Larissa (2002). The Etruscan Language: an Introduction. Manchester: University of Manchester Press. ISBN 0-7190-5540-7. Page 24.
  2. ^ Bugge, Sophus (1889), “Beiträge zur etymologischen Erläuterung der armenischen Sprache”, in Forhandlinger i Videnskabs-selskabet i Christiania (in German), No. 4, Christiania, pages 14–15.

Further reading[edit]

  • Erz in Duden online