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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse merr (mare, female horse), from Proto-Germanic *marhijō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɛːr/, [mɛːˀɐ̯]

NounEdit

mær c (singular definite mæren, plural indefinite mære)

  1. bitch (spiteful woman), tart (woman with loose sexual morals)

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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mær sg

  1. me, dative singular of eg (I)

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mær, from Proto-Germanic *mawī.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mær f (genitive singular meyjar, nominative plural meyjar)

  1. (poetic) maiden

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mawī (girl). Cognate with Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐍅𐌹 (mawi).

NounEdit

mær f (genitive meyjar, plural meyjar)

  1. maid, girl, virgin
  2. (poetic) daughter

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DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian Bokmål: møy m or f
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: møy f
  • Swedish:  c

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mærr, from Proto-Germanic *mērijaz.

AdjectiveEdit

mǣr

  1. famous, glorious

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