Old Swedish Dictionary - mär

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mär" (or mær) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

mär (mær)
märr, STo. - ss. okvädinsord. mattis bagre kallade huSTrv margit. .. ena forwunnene meer appenbarliga STb 3: 81 (1493).

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so mär may have also been written as mær

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • meer )
  • *mära byte? , n. hästbyte. Se Sdw 2: 1271.
  • *mära lädher
  • merre ledder )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᛅᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

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Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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