mær

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse merr ‎(mare, female horse), from Proto-Germanic *marhijō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛːr/, [mɛːˀɐ̯]

Noun[edit]

mær c (singular definite mæren, plural indefinite mære)

  1. bitch (spiteful woman), tart (woman with loose sexual morals)

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mær sg

  1. me, dative singular of eg (I)

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mær, from Proto-Germanic *mawī.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mær f ‎(genitive singular meyjar, nominative plural meyjar)

  1. (poetic) maiden

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mawī ‎(girl). Cognate with Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐍅𐌹 ‎(mawi).

Noun[edit]

mær f (genitive meyjar, plural meyjar)

  1. maid, girl, virgin
  2. (poetic) daughter

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Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian: møy f
  • Swedish:  c

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mærr, from Proto-Germanic *mērijaz.

Adjective[edit]

mǣr

  1. famous, glorious

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