margur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse margr, either an independent word from Proto-Germanic *margaz related to mor and merja, or derived from mangr (< Proto-Germanic *managaz) under the influence of such words.

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margur (comparative fleiri, superlative flestur)

  1. many, a lot of
    Margir segja að þú sért klár.
    Many say that you are smart.
    Af hverju fékk hún fleiri sykurpúða í kakóið en ég?
    Why does her chocolate have more marshmallows than mine?
    Flest fólk langar að líða vel.
    Most people want to feel good.
    Var það nokkuð fleira?
    Will there be anything else?
  2. much, many things
    Hann hefur margt að gera, enda hefur hann nóg á sinni könnu.
    He has a lot to do, since he has his hands full.

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