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(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Nerthus, asteroid 601 (the 601st asteroid to be discovered, on June 2, 1906), is approximately 43 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 5.5 years. It is named after a Scandinavian goddess of fertility. When prominent in a natal chart, Nerthus may show an exceptionally productive, “fertile” individual. By sign and house, it may show an area of great potential that need only be “cultivated” a little to produce results.


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The comparison of these lexicographical sources has also attested the survival of 963 out of the 5,788 Old English adjectives provided by the lexical database Nerthus. That is, 16.63% of Old English adjectives have survived without much change, in spite of the foreign influences and generalized lexical loss on which I have commented above.
The Nerthus group has made several contributions to the field, including Martin Arista & Martin de la Rosa (2006), de la Cruz Cabanillas (2007), Garcia Garcia (2012), Gonzalez Torres (2010a, 2010b), Guarddon Anelo (2009, forthcoming), Pesquera Fernandez (2011), Torre Alonso (2011a, 2011b), Martin Arista (2008, 2009, 2011a, 2011b, 2011c, 2012a, 2012b, 2013, forthcoming) and Martin Arista & Cortes Rodriguez (forthcoming).
In its present state, Nerthus contains 29,987 predicate headwords (type), including 16,690 nouns, 5,785 adjectives, 5,618 verbs, 1,654 adverbs and members of other grammatical categories.
Martin Arista, Javier, Laura Caballero Gonzalez, Elisa Gonzalez Torres, Ana Ibanez Moreno and Roberto Torre Alonso 2009: Nerthus: An Online Lexical Database of Old English.
To conduct this study, data has been retrieved from the lexical database of Old English Nerthus ( obtaining a total of 6,073 affixed (prefixed and suffixed) derivatives, including 3,008 nouns, 1,961 adjectives, 974 adverbs and 130 verbs.
For the analysis of the productivity of--locan, I have used two main sources: the lexical database of Old English Nerthus and The Dictionary of Old English Corpus.
'The ge-alternation and the descriptive power of Nerthus'.
The corpus of analysis of this research is based on data retrieved from the lexical database of Old English Nerthus, which contains 30170 predicates.