մրրիկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մրրիկ (mrrik); see below.

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Noun[edit]

մրրիկ (mrrik)

  1. storm, hurricane
  2. whirlwind

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From մրուր (mrur). Compare especially the meanings of “smoke” and “cloud” (lost in modern Armenian).

Noun[edit]

մրրիկ (mrrik)

  1. smoke, vapor
  2. fog, mist; cloud
    մրրիկ ծխոյmrrik cxoydense smoke, cloud of smoke
  3. tempest, storm, foul weather
    մրրիկ ծովուmrrik covusquall, gust of wind, high wind
    մրրիկ հողմոյmrrik hołmoyblast, hurricane, whirlwind, tornado
  4. scum formed when cooking meat

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References[edit]

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