մոր

ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Armenian մոր (mor).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

մոր (mor)

  1. blackberry (the fruit)
  2. raspberry (the fruit of Rubus idaeus)
  3. wild strawberry (the fruit of Fragaria vesca)
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • մոր in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Armenian մոր (mor).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

մոր (mor)

  1. (rare) Alternative form of մորմ (morm).
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Armenian մօր (mōr).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

մոր (mor)

  1. (dated) Synonym of ճահիճ (čahič).
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • մոր in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR

Middle ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Martirosyan, Middle Armenian մոր (mor)/մորմ (morm) reflects a Mediterranean substrate insect/bogey-name, found also in Ancient Greek Μορμώ (Mormō), Μορμών (Mormōn, she-monster, bogey) and Latin formido.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

մոր (mor)

  1. tarantula, phalangium

Derived termsEdit

  • մորահար (morahar)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • մոր” in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • մոր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 478

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Martirosyan, we are dealing with a non-Indo-European substrate plant-name *mor-, *mōr-, *mur- (mulberry; blackberry; tamarisk) represented in Ancient Greek μόρον (moron), μορέα (morea), Latin mōrum, mōrus, Welsh merwydden (mulberry, blackberry), Old Irish smér (blackberry), probably Hittite [script?] (mu-uri-uš, grape), as well as in Caucasian (Chechen муьрг (mürg, guelder rose, snowball-tree), Lezgi мере (mere, blackberry)), Finno-Ugric (Finnish marja), and in Old Armenian *մոշ (*moš) from *mor-s-.

NounEdit

մոր (mor) (singular genitive մորի)

  1. blackberry (the fruit of bramble)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • մոր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • մոր in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • մոր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 474
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