մրուր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մրուր (mrur).

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Noun[edit]

մրուր (mrur)

  1. sediment, lees

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed by partly reduplicating մուր (mur).

Noun[edit]

մրուր (mrur

  1. dregs, lees, remains, grounds, sediment, dross, faeces, residuum
    մրուր գինւոյmrur ginwoy — tartar
    մրուր իւղոյmrur iwłoy — dregs, lees of oil
    մրուր մաղձայինmrur małjayin — biliary calculus
    մրուր միզական փամփշտիmrur mizakan pʿampʿšti — stones in the bladder, urinary calculi
    մաքրել զմրուրmakʿrel zmrur — to refine, to clarify, to purify
    մրուր տալmrur tal — to cause great grief or pain, to cause to suffer; to throw a slur or stigma on, to affront, to traduce, to slight, to revile, to injure
  2. slime, mire, mud, ooze
  3. turbidity of air, whirlwind

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References[edit]

  • մրուր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • մրուր 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
  • մրուր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University