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Old Norse: meyrr

« tauɡ, toɡ (rope) ˈfuːinː (rotten) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Old Norse
Meaning:rotten
Source form:meyrr
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Cognate codes:(V)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: De Vries, Jan. 1961. Altnordisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch. Leiden: E. J. Brill.
Reliability: High
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Source: Cleasby, Richard & Gudbrand Vigfusson. 1957. An Icelandic-English dictionary. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Pages: 426
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: 'tender' of flesh, 'rotten' of other things; 'tender' meaning is primary

Cognate coding

Cognate Class V
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Source: De Vries, Jan. 1961. Altnordisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch. Leiden: E. J. Brill.
Reliability: High