morginn

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From Proto-Germanic *murginaz (morning). Cognate with Old English morġen, Old Frisian morgen, Old Saxon morgan, Old High German morgan, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌲𐌹𐌽𐍃 (maurgins). See also Finnish murkina. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥Hko (to blink, twinkle).

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  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈmorɡinː/

Noun[edit]

morginn m (genitive morgins, plural morgnar)

  1. morning
    • Saga Hákonar, Guttorms ok Inga 9, in 1835, F. Magnússon, C. C. Rafn, Fornmanna sögur, Volume IX. Copenhagen, page 21:
      [] betra þikki mér at hafa í nótt XIV skútur til bæjarins, en hálfu fleiri á myrgun.
      [] better methinks to have fourteen sailboats here at night, but a half more in the morning.

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