mjǫðr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *meduz, whence also Old English medu (English mead), Middle Low German mēde, Old High German meto (German Met). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *médʰu (sweet drink).

Noun[edit]

mjǫðr m (genitive mjaðar, plural -)

  1. honey
  2. mead (fermented drink)

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