Murat

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Etymology 1[edit]

Usually connected with the Turkish name Murat or its appellative murat ‎(purpose, intention, desire). But this may be a folk etymology, so Martirosyan tentatively proposes derivation from Old Armenian մօրատ ‎(mōrat), մուրատ ‎(murat, mud, marsh), alternative forms of մօր ‎(mōr).

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Murat

  1. a river in the Armenian Highland, a tributary of the Euphrates
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  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2009), “Armenian mawr ‘mud, marsh’ and its hydronimical value”, in Aramazd: Armenian journal of Near Eastern studies[1], volume 4, issue 1, pages 73–85 and 179–180

Etymology 2[edit]

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Murat

  1. A surname​.

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From murat, from Arabic مُرَادْ ‎(murād).

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Murat

  1. A male given name which means "the goal, the aim".
  2. A surname​.

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