mær

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse merr (mare, female horse), from Proto-Germanic *marhijō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛːr/, [mɛːˀɐ̯]

Noun[edit]

mær c (singular definite mæren, plural indefinite mære)

  1. bitch (spiteful woman), tart (woman with loose sexual morals)

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mær sg

  1. me, dative singular of eg (I)

Declension[edit]

Personal pronouns - Persónsfornøvn
Singular (eintal) 1. 2. 3. m 3. f 3. n
Nominative (hvørfall) eg hann hon tað
Accusative (hvønnfall) meg teg hana
Dative (hvørjumfall) mær tær honum henni
Genitive (hvørsfall) mín tín hansara hennara tess
Plural (fleirtal) 1. 2. 3. m 3. f 3. n
Nominative (hvørfall) vit tit teir tær tey
Accusative (hvønnfall) okkum tykkum
Dative (hvørjumfall) teimum
Genitive (hvørsfall) okkara tykkara teirra

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mær, from Proto-Germanic *mawī.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mær f (genitive singular meyjar, nominative plural meyjar)

  1. (poetic) maiden

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mawī (girl). Cognate with Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐍅𐌹 (mawi).

Noun[edit]

mær f (genitive meyjar, plural meyjar)

  1. maid, girl, virgin
  2. (poetic) daughter

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