մօրու

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is մաւրու (mawru), from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂trui(e)h₂-, from *méh₂tēr. Cognate with Ancient Greek μητρυιά (mētruiá, stepmother), Proto-Germanic *mōdrijǭ. See also հօրու (hōru).

Noun[edit]

մօրու (mōru)

  1. stepmother

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մօրու”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մօրու”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մօրու”, 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 453