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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