Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mahtiz, from *maganą + *-þiz, or from Proto-Indo-European *mógʰtis < *megʰ-. Compare Old Saxon maht, Old English miht, Old Frisian macht, Old High German maht, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌷𐍄𐍃 (mahts).

NounEdit

máttr m (genitive máttar, plural mættir)

  1. might, strength

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DescendantsEdit

  • Faroese: máttur
  • Icelandic: máttur