մրրիկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մրրիկ (mrrik); see below.

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Noun[edit]

մրրիկ (mrrik)

  1. storm, hurricane
  2. whirlwind

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From մրուր (mrur). Compare especially the meanings of “smoke” and “cloud” (lost in modern Armenian).

Noun[edit]

մրրիկ (mrrik

  1. smoke, vapor
  2. fog, mist; cloud
    մրրիկ ծխոյmrrik cxoy ― dense smoke, cloud of smoke
  3. tempest, storm, foul weather
    մրրիկ ծովուmrrik covu ― squall, gust of wind, high wind
    մրրիկ հողմոյmrrik hołmoy ― blast, hurricane, whirlwind, tornado
  4. scum formed when cooking meat

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References[edit]

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