Mähre

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛːrə/, [ˈmɛːʁə], [ˈmeːʁə]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Mäh‧re
  • Homophones: Meere, mehre (many speakers, chiefly northern and eastern regions)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German meriche, merhe, from Old High German meriha, from Proto-Germanic *marhijō (mare), from *marhaz.

Noun[edit]

Mähre f (genitive Mähre, plural Mähren)

  1. (archaic or literary) a female horse
    Synonym: Stute
  2. (derogatory) a decrepit old horse; a nag
    Synonym: Kracke
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Noun[edit]

Mähre m (genitive Mähren, plural Mähren, female Mährin)

  1. Moravian (person from Moravia; male or unspecified sex)
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