maur

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin maior, maiōrem.

Adjective[edit]

maur (feminine maura)

  1. large

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German morian (moor), mōr (negro) or German Mohr (moor)

Noun[edit]

maur (genitive mauri, partitive mauri)

  1. moor
  2. (dated) black person

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse maurr. Cognate with Danish myre, Swedish myra, Ancient Greek μύρμηξ (múrmēx), Serbo-Croatian мра̑в / mrȃv.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maur m (genitive singular maurs, nominative plural maurar)

  1. an ant
    Ég fann maura í garðinum mínum í gær.
    I found ants in my garden yesterday.
    Ég þoli ekki maura.
    I can't stand ants.
    Hvað getur einn maur borið mikið?
    How much can one ant carry?

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse maurr. Cognate with Danish myre, Swedish myra, Ancient Greek μύρμηξ (múrmēx), Serbo-Croatian мра̑в / mrȃv.

Noun[edit]

maur m (definite singular mauren, indefinite plural maur, definite plural maurene)

  1. an ant

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse maurr.

Noun[edit]

maur m (definite singular mauren, indefinite plural maurar, definite plural maurane)

  1. an ant

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Old Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *mọr, from Proto-Celtic *māros, from Proto-Indo-European *moh₁ros, from *meh₁-.

Adjective[edit]

maur

  1. great

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Maurus, French maure, German Maure.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maur m (plural mauri)

  1. Moor

Adjective[edit]

maur m, n (feminine singular maură, masculine plural mauri, feminine and neuter plural maure)

  1. Moorish

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