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

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

  • 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 [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, 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

  • 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, a.k.a. NHB], 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 [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 474