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Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *munþaz (mouth), from Proto-Indo-European *ment-. Compare Old English mūþ, Old Saxon mūth, Old Frisian mūth, mund, mond, Old Dutch mund, Old High German mund, Gothic 𐌼𐌿𐌽𐌸𐍃 (munþs).

NounEdit

munnr m

  1. mouth

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: mund
  • Faroese: munnur, muður
  • Icelandic: munnur
  • Norwegian: munn (Bokmål), munn (Nynorsk)
  • Swedish: mun

ReferencesEdit

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