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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mikill, from Proto-Germanic *mikilaz, from Proto-Indo-European *méga-.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mikill (comparative meiri, superlative mestur)

  1. large in quantity or number
  2. much
  3. great
    Alexander mikli.
    Alexander the Great.

InflectionEdit

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Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mikilaz (great, many), from Proto-Indo-European *meǵa-, *meǵh₂- (big, great). Cognate with Old English miċel, Old Saxon mikil, Old Dutch mikil, Old High German mihhil, Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌺𐌹𐌻𐍃 (mikils).

AdjectiveEdit

mikill (comparative meiri, superlative mestr)

  1. great, tall
  2. much

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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