merir

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin mereō.

Verb[edit]

merir

  1. to reward
    • 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Yvain ou le chevalier au lion
      Dame, fet il, Dex le vos mire!
      Lady, said he, may God reward you for it!

Palauan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rir (fallen leaves).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

merir

  1. yellow

Verb[edit]

merir

  1. (stative, said of leaves) to be yellow

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Palauan · bedengel, chiro (layout · text)
     becheleleu      koi (?)      chedelekelek
             bekerkard, rirch; bungungau              bibrurek, berorou; cheriich, bedengel a chutem              bibrurek, mellil, merir
             bedengel a biib (?)              bedengel a biib, bedengel a chudel             
             mellemau              mellemau, bedengel a eanged              mellemau, bedengel a daob
             ulalk              ulalk             

References[edit]

  • merir in Palauan Language Online: Palauan-English Dictionary, at tekinged.com.
  • merir in Palauan-English Dictionary, at trussel2.com.
  • merir in Lewis S. Josephs; Edwin G. McManus; Masa-aki Emesiochel (1977) Palauan-English Dictionary, University Press of Hawaii, →ISBN, page 192.