furh

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *furh, from Proto-Germanic *furhs, from Proto-Indo-European *perḱ- (to dig). Cognate with Old High German furh and Old Norse for.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

furh f

  1. furrow

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: forow, furgh

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *furhu, from Proto-Germanic *furhō, from Proto-Indo-European *pérk-u-s ~ *pr̥kʷ-éw-s (oak). Cognate with Old Norse fura.

Noun[edit]

furh f

  1. fir, pine

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: firre (perhaps merged with Old Norse fýri)

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Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *furh, from Proto-Germanic *furhs.

Noun[edit]

furh f

  1. furrow
  2. (Lombardic) ravine, gorge

Descendants[edit]