See also: magr and MAgr

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mēgaz (kin).[1] Cognate to Old English mǣġ, Gothic 𐌼𐌴𐌲𐍃 (mēgs, son-in-law).

NounEdit

mágr m

  1. a male relative by marriage (kin to one’s spouse or spouse to one’s kin); son-in-law, father-in-law or brother-in-law

DescendantsEdit

  • Faroese: mágur
  • Icelandic: mágur
  • Norwegian: måg
  • Swedish: måg

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “Mage”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, →ISBN