mikill

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mikill, from Proto-Germanic *mikilaz, from Proto-Indo-European *méga-.

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mikill (comparative meiri, superlative mestur)

  1. large in quantity or number
  2. much
  3. great
    Alexander mikli.
    Alexander the Great.

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Old Norse[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mikilaz (great, many), from Proto-Indo-European *meǵa-, *meǵh₂- (big, great). Cognate with Old English miċel, Old Saxon mikil, Old Dutch mikil, Old High German mihhil, Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌺𐌹𐌻𐍃 (mikils).

Adjective[edit]

mikill (comparative meiri, superlative mestr)

  1. great, tall
  2. much

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