Eorþe/Folde (Earth/Fold)

Old English Modern English
Name Eorþe Earth
Pronunciation /ˈeorθe/ /ɝθ/ or /ɜːθ/
Etymology From Old English eorþe “Earth; ground, soil, dry land” < Proto-Germanic *erþō “Earth; ground, soil” < Proto-Indo-European *h₁er- “earth”. Cognate with Old Frisian erthe, Old Saxon ertha, Old Dutch ertha, Old High German erda, Old Norse jǫrð, and Gothic airþa.
Old English Modern English
Name Folde Fold
Pronunciation /ˈfolde/ /foʊld/ or /fəʊld/
Etymology From Proto-Germanic *fuldō “earth, field, ground, Earth” < Pre-Proto-Germanic *pl̥th₂éh₂ “flat (feminine)” < Proto-Indo-European *pleth₂- “flat”. Cognate with Old Saxon folda and Old Norse fold.1Alvíssmál 10

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1. Alvíssmál 10