merel

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch merle, meerle, from Latin merula.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeː.rəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: me‧rel
  • Rhymes: -eːrəl

Noun[edit]

merel m (plural merels, diminutive mereltje n)

  1. blackbird

Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मरति (marati, to die).

Verb[edit]

merel

  1. to die
  2. to love passionately
    Me merav palal laθe!I love her very much!

References[edit]

  • Yūsuke Sumi (2018), “merel”, in ニューエクスプレス ロマ(ジプシー)語 [New Express Romani (Gypsy)] (in Japanese), Tokyo: Hakusuisha, →ISBN, page 140