Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/mērijaz

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a long-grade verbal adjective of an unattested strong verb *meraną, the original meaning being "shining". Cognate with Old Church Slavonic мѣръ (mĕrŭ), Old Irish már, mór.

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Adjective[edit]

*mērijaz

  1. renowned, famous, great

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References[edit]

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill