See also: měirì

Icelandic edit

Adjective edit


  1. inflection of mikill:
    1. masculine singular comparative degree
    2. feminine singular comparative degree
    3. plural comparative degree

Japanese edit

Romanization edit


  1. Rōmaji transcription of めいり

Old Norse edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *maizô, whence also Old English māra (English more), Old Frisian māra (West Frisian mear), Old Saxon mēro (Low German mehr), Dutch meer, Old High German mēro (German mehr), Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌶𐌰 (maiza).

Adjective edit

meiri (superlative mestr)

  1. comparative degree of mikill

Declension edit

Adverb edit


  1. more

Descendants edit

  • Icelandic: meiri, meira, meir
  • Faroese: meiri, meira
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: meir; (dialectal) meire, meira
  • Swedish: mera
  • Danish: mere

References edit

  • meiri”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Welsh edit

Noun edit


  1. plural of maer (mayor)

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
meiri feiri unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.