Associations to the word «Firth»

Wiktionary

FIRTH, noun. An arm of the sea; a frith.
FIRTH OF FORTH, proper noun. The estuary of the River Forth.
FIRTH OF LORN, proper noun. A strait or firth between the Isle of Mull and the Slate Islands.

Dictionary definition

FIRTH, noun. English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960).
FIRTH, noun. A long narrow estuary (especially in Scotland).

Wise words

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