As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., in the latter part of pr. names, Bjart-már, Hreið-már, Gran-már; it is derived from mærr, famous, O. H. G. mâri, and formed at a time when the umlaut had not as yet taken place.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- O. H. G.
- Old High German.
- proper, properly.
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