From Proto-Germanic *diuriþō. Morphologically, it consists of diuri + -itha. Cognates include English dearth, Dutch duurte, Old Norse dýrð.
- dearness, preciousness
- honour, glory
- Heliand 4249-4250 (early 9th century):
- ... that sia muostin an them marien dage iro drohtines diuritha antfahan.
- ... that they may receive glory in the glory-days of their lord.