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tierra f. (Noun) "earth;" "dirt;" "land"
10th cent. From Latin terra 'id.' From Proto-Italic *tersa- 'id.' From Proto-Indo-European *ters-h2- "dry land," from the verbal root *ters- "to dry out."
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian tierra, Portuguese terra, Galician terra, Catalan terra, French terre, Italian terra, Aromanian tsarã, Romanian țară, Sardinian terra
Italic
Oscan teras "of the earth"
Celtic
Old Irish tír "territory," "dry," Old Welsh tir 'id.,' Middle Breton tir 'id.,' Old Cornish tir 'id.'