მორიელი

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Etymology[edit]

According to G. Asatur (a personal communication to Ačaṙyan), borrowed from Middle Armenian մոր (mor), մորմ (morm, a kind of poisonous spider).

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Noun[edit]

მორიელი (morieli) (plural მორიელები)

  1. scorpion
  2. Scorpio

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Further reading[edit]

  • 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