մոր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian մոր (mor).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մոր (mor)

  1. blackberry (the fruit)
  2. raspberry (the fruit of Rubus idaeus)
  3. wild strawberry (the fruit of Fragaria vesca)
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “մոր”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Armenian մոր (mor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մոր (mor)

  1. (rare) Alternative form of մորմ (morm)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Armenian մօր (mōr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մոր (mor) (traditional orthography spelling մօր)

  1. (dated) Synonym of ճահիճ (čahič)
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “մոր”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House

Middle Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Martirosyan, Middle Armenian մոր (mor) / մորմ (morm) reflects a Mediterranean substrate insect/bogey-name, found also in Ancient Greek Μορμώ (Mormṓ), Μορμών (Mormṓn, she-monster, bogey) and Latin formido.

Noun[edit]

մոր (mor)

  1. tarantula, phalangium

Derived terms[edit]


Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “մոր”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մոր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 478

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Martirosyan, we are dealing with a non-Indo-European substrate plant-name *mor-, *mōr-, *mur- (mulberry; blackberry; tamarisk) represented in Ancient Greek μόρον (móron), μορέα (moréa), Latin mōrum, mōrus, Welsh merwydden (mulberry, blackberry), Old Irish smér (blackberry), probably Hittite [script needed] (mu-uri-uš, grape), as well as in Caucasian (Chechen муьрг (mürg, guelder rose, snowball-tree), Lezgi мере (mere, blackberry)), Finno-Ugric (Finnish marja), and in Old Armenian *մոշ (*moš) from *mor-s-.

Noun[edit]

մոր (mor)

  1. blackberry (the fruit of bramble)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մոր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մոր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մոր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 474