heord

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *herdō, from Proto-Indo-European *kerdʰ- (file, row, herd). Compare Old Saxon herda, Old High German herta, Old Norse hjǫrð, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌳𐌰 (hairda).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xe͜ord/, [he͜orˠd]

Noun[edit]

heord f

  1. a herd

Descendants[edit]