myrþra

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *murþrijô (death, killing, murder), from Proto-Indo-European *mrtro- (killing), from Proto-Indo-European *mer-, *mor-, *mr- (to die). Akin to Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌸𐍂 (maurþr, murder), Old High German mord (murder), Old Norse morð, Old English morþ (death, homicide, murder), Old English morþor (secret slaying).

Noun[edit]

myrþra m

  1. homicide, murder
  2. a murderer

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