մոր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian մոր (mor).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մոր (mor)

  1. blackberry (the fruit)
  2. raspberry (the fruit of Rubus idaeus)
  3. wild strawberry (the fruit of Fragaria vesca)
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • մոր in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Armenian մոր (mor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մոր (mor)

  1. (rare) Alternative form of մորմ (morm)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Armenian մօր (mōr).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մոր (mor)

  1. (dated) Synonym of ճահիճ (čahič).
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • մոր in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR

Middle Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Martirosyan, Middle Armenian մոր (mor) / մորմ (morm) reflects a Mediterranean substrate insect/bogey-name, found also in Ancient Greek Μορμώ (Mormṓ), Μορμών (Mormṓn, she-monster, bogey) and Latin formido.

Noun[edit]

մոր (mor)

  1. tarantula, phalangium

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • մոր in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • մոր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 478

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Martirosyan, we are dealing with a non-Indo-European substrate plant-name *mor-, *mōr-, *mur- (mulberry; blackberry; tamarisk) represented in Ancient Greek μόρον (móron), μορέα (moréa), Latin mōrum, mōrus, Welsh merwydden (mulberry, blackberry), Old Irish smér (blackberry), probably Hittite [script needed] (mu-uri-uš, grape), as well as in Caucasian (Chechen муьрг (mürg, guelder rose, snowball-tree), Lezgi мере (mere, blackberry)), Finno-Ugric (Finnish marja), and in Old Armenian *մոշ (*moš) from *mor-s-.

Noun[edit]

մոր (mor

  1. blackberry (the fruit of bramble)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • մոր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • մոր in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • մոր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 474