Moire

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See also: moire, moiré, and möire

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Μοῖρα (Moîra), plural Μοῖραι (Moîrai, the Moirai).

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Noun[edit]

Moire f (plural Moires)

  1. (literary) doom, fate, weird, destiny

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Maria.

Proper noun[edit]

Moire f

  1. Mary, the mother of Jesus.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Both these words are translated into English as Mary, but Màiri is used as a given name, while Moire is reserved for the mother of Jesus Christ.

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