See also: Mors and MORs

Catalan edit

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mors

  1. second-person singular present indicative form of morir

Danish edit

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mors c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of mor

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Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

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mors

  1. inflection of morsen:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative

French edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin morsus.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mors m (plural mors)

  1. (equestrianism) bit

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Further reading edit

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Italic *mortis, from Proto-Indo-European *mértis (death), from *mer- (to die). Related to morior (I die).

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Noun edit

mors f (genitive mortis); third declension

  1. death
    Synonyms: fūnus, exitus, perniciēs, interitus, fātum, somnus, fīnis, sopor
  2. corpse, dead body
    Synonyms: cadāver, corpus, fūnus, caedēs
  3. annihilation

Declension edit

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mors mortēs
Genitive mortis mortium
Dative mortī mortibus
Accusative mortem mortēs
mortīs
Ablative morte mortibus
Vocative mors mortēs

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References edit

  • mors”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mors”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mors in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • mors in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to depart this life: mortem (diem supremum) obire
    • an untimely death: mors immatura or praematura
    • to commit suicide: mortem sibi consciscere
    • to meet death (by violence): mortem oppetere
    • to die for one's country: mortem occumbere pro patria
    • to poison oneself: veneno sibi mortem consciscere
    • to drain the cup of poison: poculum mortis (mortiferum) exhaurire (Cluent. 11. 31)
    • some one's death has plunged me in grief: mors alicuius luctum mihi attulit
    • to threaten some one with death, crucifixion, torture, war: minitari (minari) alicui mortem, crucem et tormenta, bellum
    • to beg for life: mortem deprecari (B. G. 7. 40. 6)
  • mors”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

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Noun edit

mors f

  1. plural of mort

Norman edit

Etymology edit

From Latin morsus.

Noun edit

mors m (plural mors)

  1. (Jersey, equestrianism) bit

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology 1 edit

Possibly a borrowing from Latin mors (death).

Noun edit

mors n (definite singular morset, indefinite plural mors, definite plural morsa or morsene)

  1. corpse
Usage notes edit

Using mors instead of the more common lik is a special usage found among health workers. The use of the term in this way is unknown in the general population.

Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

mors

  1. imperative of morse

Polish edit

 
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morsy

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French morse, from Russian мо́рж (mórž), from a Uralic language. Compare Finnish mursu, Skolt Sami moršša.

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mors m anim

  1. walrus (Arctic mammal)

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adjectives

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mors m pers

  1. winter swimmer

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verb

Further reading edit

  • mors in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mors in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swedish edit

Etymology 1 edit

Possibly an alteration of morgon (morning), or from Tavringer Romani mus, muss, musij, mossj, måssj (man, person), from Romani murś (man). Related to Sanskrit मनुष्य (manuṣya, man). Compare English mush.

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Interjection edit

mors!

  1. (colloquial) hi, hello
  2. (colloquial) bye
Derived terms edit
See also edit
  • hej (has a list of greetings and farewells)

References edit

  • mors in Svensk ordbok (SO)
  • Gerd Carling (2005), “musch”, in Romani i svenskan: Storstadsslang och standardspråk, Stockholm: Carlsson, →ISBN, page 93

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mors

  1. indefinite genitive singular of mor

Anagrams edit

Turkish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French morse.

Noun edit

mors (definite accusative morsu, plural morslar)

  1. walrus