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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mirra, from Latin myrrha, from Ancient Greek μύρρα (múrrha), from a Semitic root M-R-R meaning bitter. Compare Arabic مُرّ (murr, bitter), Hebrew מֹר (bitterness, acrimony).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

myrra f (genitive singular myrru, uncountable)

  1. (biblical) myrrh

DeclensionEdit

Declension of myrra (singular only)
f1s singular
indefinite definite
nominative myrra myrran
accusative myrru myrruna
dative myrru myrruni
genitive myrru myrrunnar

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

myrra f (genitive myrrae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of murra

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative myrra myrrae
genitive myrrae myrrārum
dative myrrae myrrīs
accusative myrram myrrās
ablative myrrā myrrīs
vocative myrra myrrae

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

myrra f (usually uncountable, plural myrras)

  1. Obsolete form of mirra.