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mær

mær

See also: maer, mär, Mär, and Appendix:Variations of "mer"

Danish

Noun

mær c (singular definite mæren, plural indefinite mære)

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

Inflection

Synonyms


Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɛaːɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛaːɹ
  • Homophone: mar

Pronoun

mær sg

  1. me, dative singular of eg (I)

Declension


Icelandic

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maiːr/
    Rhymes: -aiːr

Noun

mær f (genitive singular meyjar, nominative plural meyjar)

  1. (poetic) maiden

Declension

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms


Old Norse

Etymology

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

Noun

mær f (genitive meyjar, plural meyjar)

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

Declension

Descendants

  • Norwegian: møy f
  • Swedish:  c

Old Swedish

Etymology

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

Adjective

mǣr

  1. famous, glorious

Declension