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See also: marr, märr, marre, marra, marrë, märra, and merr

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *marhaz. Cognate with Old Frisian mar (horse), merie (mare) (West Frisian merje (mare)), Old Saxon merge, meriha (mare), Dutch merrie (mare), Old High German marah (horse), meriha (mare) (German Mähre (mare)), Old Norse marr (horse) (Icelandic mar), merr (mare) (Swedish märr (mare)), Gothic *𐌼𐌰𐍂𐌷𐍃 (*marhs). Beyond Germanic, cognate to Irish marc and Welsh march (horse).

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mearh m (nominative plural mēaras)

  1. horse, steed

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