mærr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mērijaz (famous). Cognate with Old English mǣre, Old Saxon māri, Old High German māri, the second part of Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐌻𐌰𐌼𐌴𐍂𐌴𐌹𐍃 (wailamereis, laudable)[1].

Adjective[edit]

mærr (comparative mærri, superlative mærstr)

  1. famous, glorious, illustrious

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “Märchen”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, →ISBN