մուռ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Ottoman Turkish مر(murr, bitterness) and related to մռու (mṙu).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

մուռ (muṙ)

  1. (dialectal) revenge; malice, spite
    Synonym: վրեժ (vrež)
    մուռը հանելmuṙə hanelto take revenge
    մուռ պահելmuṙ pahelto harbour malice, resentment

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1913), “մուռ”, in Hayerēn gawaṙakan baṙaran [Armenian Provincial Dictionary] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 9) (in Armenian), Tiflis: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, page 797a
  • Sargsyan, Artem et al., editors (2007), “մուռ”, in Hayocʿ lezvi barbaṙayin baṙaran [Dialectal Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume IV, Yerevan: Hayastan, page 95ab

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably a rhyme-formation from լուռ (luṙ); compare լուռ-մուռ (luṙ-muṙ, silent, silently). Alternatively, from Proto-Indo-European sound-symbolic *mū- and related to մունջ (munǰ).

AdjectiveEdit

մուռ (muṙ)

  1. mute, silent
    լուռ-մուռ, լուռ մուռluṙ-muṙ, luṙ muṙsilent, silently

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Armenian: մռել (mṙel), չմռել (čʿmṙel)

Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մուռ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “լուռ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 486, 487
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “լուռ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy