morþor

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *murþrą (Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌸𐍂 (maurþr), Old Norse myrða), from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥-tro-, from *mr̥-, ‘die’, *mer- (Latin mors, Old Irish marb). Compare morþ.

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morþor n

  1. murder
  2. great sin or crime, enormity

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