marmor

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek μάρμαρος (mármaros, marble, crystalline rock).

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Noun[edit]

marmor n (genitive marmoris); third declension

  1. (geology) a block or piece of marble
  2. pulverized marble, marble dust
  3. (in the plural) a marble pavement
  4. (architecture) a marble statue; marble building
  5. (figuratively) the surface of the sea; the sea

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative marmor marmora
genitive marmoris marmorum
dative marmorī marmoribus
accusative marmor marmora
ablative marmore marmoribus
vocative marmor marmora

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish marmar, from Latin marmor, from Ancient Greek μάρμαρος (mármaros).

Noun[edit]

marmor m (genitive marmoir, no plural)

  1. marble (stone)

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Noun[edit]

marmor c

  1. marble; rock of crystalline limestone

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