Firth meaning

fûrth
A narrow inlet or arm of the sea; estuary.
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A long, narrow inlet of the sea. Firths are usually the lower part of an estuary, but are sometimes fjords.
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An arm of the sea; a frith.
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A long, narrow inlet of the sea.
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Origin of firth

  • Middle English furth from Old Norse fjördhr per-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old Norse fjǫrðr; cognate to fjord, and more distantly ford.

    From Wiktionary