See also: Maur and Máur

DalmatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin maior, maiōrem. Compare also Romanian mare (large).

AdjectiveEdit

maur (feminine maura)

  1. large

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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Low German morian (moor), mōr (negro) or German Mohr (moor).

NounEdit

maur (genitive mauri, partitive mauri)

  1. Moor
  2. (dated) black person

DeclensionEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse maurr. Cognate with Danish myre, Swedish myra, Ancient Greek μύρμηξ (múrmēx), Serbo-Croatian мра̑в / mrȃv.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maur m (genitive singular maurs, nominative plural maurar)

  1. an ant
    Ég fann maura í garðinum mínum í gær.
    I found ants in my garden yesterday.
    Ég þoli ekki maura.
    I can't stand ants.
    Hvað getur einn maur borið mikið?
    How much can one ant carry?

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse maurr. Cognate with Danish myre, Swedish myra, Ancient Greek μύρμηξ (múrmēx), Serbo-Croatian мра̑в / mrȃv.

NounEdit

maur m (definite singular mauren, indefinite plural maur, definite plural maurene)

  1. an ant

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse maurr, from Proto-Germanic *mauraz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mæʉ̯r/, /mœʉ̯r/

NounEdit

maur m (definite singular mauren, indefinite plural maurar, definite plural maurane)

  1. an ant

ReferencesEdit

  • “maur” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • “maur”, in Norsk Ordbok: ordbok over det norske folkemålet og det nynorske skriftmålet, Oslo: Samlaget, 1950-2016
  • “maur” in Ivar Aasen (1873) Norsk Ordbog med dansk Forklaring

Old WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *mọr, from Proto-Celtic *māros, from Proto-Indo-European *moh₁ros, from *meh₁-.

AdjectiveEdit

maur (comparative moi)

  1. great

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Welsh: mawr

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Maurus, French maure, German Maure.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maur m (plural mauri, feminine equivalent maură)

  1. Moor

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

maur m or n (feminine singular maură, masculine plural mauri, feminine and neuter plural maure)

  1. Moorish

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