Harz

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Harz.

Proper noun[edit]

Harz

  1. A mountain range in Northern Germany; its rugged terrain extends across parts of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German harz, from Old High German harz(uh), from Proto-West Germanic *hart (pitch, resin).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /haːrts/, [haːʁt͡s], [haːɐ̯t͡s], [haːt͡s]

Noun[edit]

Harz n (strong, genitive Harzes, plural Harze)

  1. resin
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German Hardt, Hart (hill forest), from Old High German hart (forest, wood, literally hard).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /harts/, [haʁt͡s], [haɐ̯t͡s], [haːt͡s]

Proper noun[edit]

Harz m (proper noun, strong, genitive Harzes or Harz)

  1. Harz (a mountain range in central Germany)

References[edit]

  • The Standard Dictionary of Facts: History, Language, Literature, Biography, Geography, Travel, Art, Government, Politics, Industry, Invention, Commerce, Science, Education, Natural History, Statistics and Miscellany, p. 819
  • Kroonen, Guus (2013), “harta-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN

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