მორიელი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Georgian მორიელი (morieli, poisonous spider, tarantula (?)). According to G. Asatur (a personal communication to Ačaṙyan), borrowed from Middle Armenian մոր (mor), մորմ (morm, a kind of poisonous spider) possibly with suffix -იელი (-ieli, type of, from the family of).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɔriɛli/
  • Hyphenation: მო‧რი‧ე‧ლი

Noun[edit]

მორიელი (morieli) (plural მორიელები)

  1. scorpion
  2. (astronomy) Scorpio

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Čikobava, Arnold et al., editors (1950–1964), “მორიელი”, in Kartuli enis ganmarṭebiti leksiḳoni [Explanatory Dictionary of the Georgian language] (in Georgian), Tbilisi
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “մոր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 347b
  • Klimov, G. A.; Xalilov, M. Š. (2003) Slovarʹ kavkazskix jazykov. Sopostavlenije osnovnoj leksiki [Dictionary of Caucasian Languages. A comparison of the Basic Vocabulary] (in Russian), Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, →ISBN, page 245
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 479