A noun meaning “seed, germ” derived from primitive ᴹ✶eredē (Ety/ERÉD). The middle [e] was lost due to the Ilkorin syncope, and afterwards the [[ilk|[d] became [ð] after [r]]], as suggested by Helge Fauskanger (AL-Ilkorin/erdh).
noun. seed, germ
- ᴹQ. erde “seed, germ” ✧ Ety/ERÉD
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