μαργαρίτης

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Indo-Iranian.[1] Compare Middle Persian mwlwʾlyt' (morwārīd) (whence Persian مروارید(marvārīd)), Sogdian [script needed] (marγārt), Sanskrit मञ्जरी (mañjarī), and Avestan 𐬨𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬫𐬀(mərəya).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

μαργᾰρῑ́της (margarī́tēsm (genitive μαργᾰρῑ́του); first declension

  1. pearl
  2. a type of Egyptian plant

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Archived copy”, in (please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 7 May 2017, archived from the original on 17 May 2017