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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian մրուր (mrur).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

մրուր (mrur)

  1. sediment, lees

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Formed by partly reduplicating մուր (mur).

NounEdit

մրուր (mrur)

  1. dregs, lees, remains, grounds, sediment, dross, faeces, residuum
    մրուր գինւոյmrur ginwoytartar
    մրուր իւղոյmrur iwłoydregs, lees of oil
    մրուր մաղձայինmrur małjayinbiliary calculus
    մրուր միզական փամփշտիmrur mizakan pʿampʿštistones in the bladder, urinary calculi
    մաքրել զմրուրmakʿrel zmrurto refine, to clarify, to purify
    մրուր տալmrur talto cause great grief or pain, to cause to suffer; to throw a slur or stigma on, to affront, to traduce, to slight, to revile, to injure
  2. slime, mire, mud, ooze
  3. turbidity of air, whirlwind

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մրուր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մրուր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մրուր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press