մրուր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մրուր(mrur).

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Noun[edit]

մրուր ‎(mrur)

  1. sediment, lees

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed by partly reduplicating մուր(mur).

Noun[edit]

մրուր ‎(mrur)

  1. dregs, lees, remains, grounds, sediment, dross, faeces, residuum
    մրուր գինւոյ‎ ― mrur ginwoy ― tartar
    մրուր իւղոյ‎ ― mrur iwłoy ― dregs, lees of oil
    մրուր մաղձային‎ ― mrur małjayin ― biliary calculus
    մրուր միզական փամփշտի‎ ― mrur mizakan pʿampʿšti ― stones in the bladder, urinary calculi
    մաքրել զմրուր‎ ― makʿrel zmrur ― to refine, to clarify, to purify
    մրուր տալ‎ ― mrur tal ― to cause great grief or pain, to cause to suffer; to throw a slur or stigma on, to affront, to traduce, to slight, to revile, to injure
  2. slime, mire, mud, ooze
  3. turbidity of air, whirlwind

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մրուր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մրուր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մրուր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935