Grammatically-unusual word, used to specify the value ascribed to something.
The English word "worth" is used to specify the value ascribed to something. For example:
- My car is worth more than your house.
- Win prizes worth up to $100!
- Not worth the trouble.
This use is grammatically unusual; it has variously been described as a preposition and an adjective. It is also uncommon across languages; many use nouns or verbs for the same purpose.
It can also be a noun, as in "That is of little worth.".
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