myrge

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *murgijaz, *murguz, from Proto-Indo-European *mréǵʰus (short, brief). For the sense-development, compare pastime, German Kurzweil, kurzweilig. Cognate with the first element of Middle Dutch mergelijc (pleasant), Old High German murg (short).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmyr.je/, [ˈmyrˠ.je]

Adjective[edit]

myrġe

  1. pleasant, attractive, enjoyable

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