Mari

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See also: mari and märi

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Mari

  1. An ancient Sumerian and Amorite city, modern-day Tell Hariri, Syria.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Eastern Mari мари (mari, Mari language term for the Mari).

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Mari

  1. A Volga-Finnic people in the Volga region.
  2. A Finno-Ugric language spoken by the Mari people.
  3. Meadow Mari, Eastern Mari

Usage notes[edit]

There are two written varieties of Mari, one called Meadow Mari or Eastern Mari, and the other Hill Mari or Western Mari. The speakers of the former outnumber those of the latter by 10 to 1 or more, depending on which source one believes. The English Wiktionary uses the code chm (which ISO 639-3 assigned to the Mari macrolanguage) for Eastern Mari and the code mrj for Western Mari.

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for Maria; also identical with Estonian mari (berry).

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Mari

  1. A female given name.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Traditional short form of Maria.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Ma‧ri
  • Rhymes: -ɑri
  • IPA(key): [ˈmɑri]

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Mari

  1. A female given name.

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Icelandic[edit]

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Mari m

  1. A male given name

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A traditional vernacular form of Maria.

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Mari

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 9987 females with the given name Mari living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1980s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

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Mari

  1. A female given name, a less common spelling of Marie.