See also: murs, murš, and mûrs

RomaniEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sanskrit पुरुष (puruṣa), with influence from मनुष्य (manuṣya). Cognate with Sindhi [script needed] (mursu) and Khetrani [script needed] (murs).

NounEdit

murś m (plural murśa)

  1. (International Standard) man (regardless of whether he is Romani or not)

DescendantsEdit

  • Angloromani: mush
    • English: mush
  • Sinte Romani: murš
  • Tavringer Romani: mus, muss, musij, mossj, måssj
  • Welsh Romani: murš

ReferencesEdit

  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “manuṣyà”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, page 564
  • Yaron Matras (2002), “Historical and linguistic origins”, in Romani: A Linguistic Introduction[1], Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 25
  • Gerd Carling (2005), “musch”, in Romani i svenskan: Storstadsslang och standardspråk, Stockholm: Carlsson, →ISBN, page 93
  • Yūsuke Sumi (2018), “murś”, in ニューエクスプレス ロマ(ジプシー)語 [New Express Romani (Gypsy)] (in Japanese), Tokyo: Hakusuisha, →ISBN, page 140