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 ‎(murder), 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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