herza

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hertô, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr. Cognate with Old Saxon herta (Low German Hart), Old Dutch herta, Old Frisian herte, Old English heorte (English heart), Old Norse hjarta (Swedish hjärta), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍂𐍄𐍉 (hairtō). The Indo-European root is also the source of Ancient Greek καρδία (kardía), Latin cor, Old Irish cride, Russian се́рдце (sérdce), Lithuanian širdis.

Noun[edit]

hërza n

  1. heart

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer, Second Edition