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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

  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “մոր”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House

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).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

մոր ‎(mor) ‎(traditional orthography spelling մօր)

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

ReferencesEdit

  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “մոր”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House

Middle ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

մոր ‎(mor)

  1. tarantula, phalangium

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “մոր”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մոր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 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(móron), μορέα(moréa), Latin mōrum, mōrus, Welsh merwydden(mulberry, blackberry), Old Irish smér(blackberry), probably Hittite [script needed](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)

  1. blackberry (the fruit of bramble)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մոր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մոր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մոր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 474