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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin mereō.

VerbEdit

merir

  1. to reward
    • 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Yvain ou le chevalier au lion
      Dame, fet il, Dex le vos mire!
      Lady, said he, may God reward you for it!

PalauanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From rir (fallen leaves).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

merir

  1. yellow

VerbEdit

merir

  1. (stative, said of leaves) to be yellow

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Palauan · bedengel, chiro (layout · text)
     becheleleu      koi (?)      chedelekelek
             bekerkard, rirch ; bungungau              bibrurek, berorou ; cheriich, bedengel a chutem              bibrurek, mellil, merir
             bedengel a biib (?)              bedengel a biib, bedengel a chudel             
             mellemau              mellemau, bedengel a eanged              mellemau, bedengel a daob
             ulalk              ulalk             

ReferencesEdit

  • merir in Palauan Language Online: Palauan-English Dictionary, at tekinged.com.
  • merir in Palauan-English Dictionary, at trussel2.com.
  • merir in Lewis S. Josephs; Edwin G. McManus; Masa-aki Emesiochel (1977) Palauan-English Dictionary, University Press of Hawaii, →ISBN, page 192.