mǫsurr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *masuraz.

Noun[edit]

mǫsurr m (genitive mǫsurs, plural mǫsrar)

  1. maple
    Synonyms: hlynr, mǫpurr
  2. knobby and or veiny wood (such as maple or walnut)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: mösurr
  • Old Swedish: masur (attested as a nickname)
  • Danish: masret
  • Westrobothnian: muso, musor- (irregular forms for expected *möso-)

References[edit]

  • mǫsurr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press