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Pokorny Etymon: 7. u̯er- 'to root, open, tear up'
|Old English:||wrōtan||vb||to root||W7|
|Middle English:||wroten||vb||to root||W7|
|English:||root||vb||to grub, turn up/dig in earth with snout||AHD/W7|
|Old High German:||ruoz(z)an||vb||to root||W7/ASD|
|Old Norse:||róta, rótað||vb||to root, upset, throw into disorder||LRC|
Key to Part-of-Speech/Grammatical feature abbreviations:
Key to information Source codes (always with 'LRC' as editor):
|AHD||=||Calvert Watkins: The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots, 2nd ed. (2000)|
|ASD||=||Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller: An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1898)|
|LRC||=||Linguistics Research Center, University of Texas, Austin|
|W7||=||Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary (1963)|