heorte

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

heorte

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of herte

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *hertā.

Cognate with Old Frisian herte, Old Saxon herta, Old Dutch herte, Old High German herza, Old Norse hjarta, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍂𐍄𐍉 (hairtō). The Indo-European root is also the source of Greek καρδία (kardía), Latin cor, Welsh craidd, Russian се́рдце (sérdce), Lithuanian širdis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxe͜or.te/, [ˈhe͜orˠ.te]

Noun[edit]

heorte f

  1. heart (muscle)
  2. heart (seat of emotion)

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