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See also: Moz, MOZ, mòz, and mož

Abenaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Narragansett moos (moose) and Unami mus (moose), from Proto-Algonquian *mo·swa (it strips), referring to how a moose strips tree bark when feeding: compare Massachusett moos-u (he strips, cuts smooth).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moz (animate, plural mozak)

  1. moose
    mozikathere is an abundance of moose
    • 1884, Joseph Laurent, New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues, page 117:
      Kaswak nawa mozak k'nihlô?
      How many moose did you kill?

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: moose

References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “moose”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.
  2. ^ moz”, in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Verb[edit]

moz impf

  1. Obsolete spelling of móc

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Central Kurdish مۆز(moz, horsefly), Zazaki moza (horsefly), Mazanderani ماز(māz, bee). Ultimately from Proto-Iranian *wabžáH.[1] Asatrian initially derived from Armenian մոզ (moz),[2] but later proposed the native Iranian etymology himself.[1]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

moz f[4]

Northern Kurdish moz
Central Kurdish مۆز(moz)
Southern Kurdish مووز(mûz)
  1. hornet; wasp[5]
  2. gadfly, horsefly, large fly that bites or annoys livestock[6][7]
    moz kirin(of cattle) to fly into a rage as a result of horsefly biting
  3. bee[7]
  4. bumblebee[8][5]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Asatrian, Garnik (2002), “Review of R. L. Tsabolov, Etymological Dictionary of Kurdish, vol. 1 (A-M), Moscow: “Academy of Sciences”, 2001, 686 pp.”, in Iran and the Caucasus[1], volume 6, issue 1, page 269
  2. ^ Асатрян, Г. (1987), “Язык заза и армянский (Предварительные заметки) [Zaza and Armenian (Preliminary Notes)]”, in Patma-banasirakan handes [Historical-Philological Journal]‎[2] (in Russian), issue 1, Yerevan: Academy Press, page 165
  3. ^ Orbeli, I. A. (2002), “muz”, in Izbrannyje trudy v dvux tomax. Tom II. Vypusk 2. Kurdsko-russkij slovarʹ [Selected Works in Two Volumes. Volume II. Issue 2. Kurdish–Russian Dictionary], Yerevan: Academy Press “Gitutjun”, →ISBN, page 125b
  4. ^ Chyet, Michael L. (2003), “moz I”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, pages 397–398
  5. 5.0 5.1 Bakajev, Č. X. (1957), “моз I”, in I. A. Orbeli, editor, Kurdsko-russkij slovarʹ [Kurdish–Russian Dictionary], Moscow: Gosudarstvennoje izdatelʹstvo inostrannyx i nacionalʹnyx slovarej, page 247a
  6. ^ Adjarian, H. (1909–1911), “Recueil de mots kurdes en dialecte de Novo-Bayazet [Compendium of Kurdish Words in the Nor Bayazet Dialect]”, in Mémoires de la Société de Linguistique de Paris (in French), volume XVI, page 361a
  7. 7.0 7.1 Kurdojev, K. K. (1960), “moz I”, in Kurdsko-russkij slovarʹ [Kurdish–Russian Dictionary], Moscow: Gosudarstvennoje izdatelʹstvo inostrannyx i nacionalʹnyx slovarej, page 549b
  8. ^ Rhea, Samuel A. (1872–1880), “Brief Grammar and Vocabulary of the Kurdish Language of the Hakari District”, in Journal of the American Oriental Society, volume 10, page 147b

Further reading[edit]

  • Cabolov, R. L. (2001) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ kurdskovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Kurdish Language] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Russian Academy Press Vostochnaya Literatura, page 682
  • Jaba, Auguste; Justi, Ferdinand (1879), “موز”, in Dictionnaire Kurde-Français [Kurdish–French Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 408b

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

moz f[1][2][3]

  1. Alternative form of mozik (calf)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bakajev, Č. X. (1957), “моз II”, in I. A. Orbeli, editor, Kurdsko-russkij slovarʹ [Kurdish–Russian Dictionary], Moscow: Gosudarstvennoje izdatelʹstvo inostrannyx i nacionalʹnyx slovarej, page 247a
  2. ^ Kurdojev, K. K. (1960), “moz II”, in Kurdsko-russkij slovarʹ [Kurdish–Russian Dictionary], Moscow: Gosudarstvennoje izdatelʹstvo inostrannyx i nacionalʹnyx slovarej, page 549b
  3. ^ Chyet, Michael L. (2003), “moz II”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, page 398a

Zhuang[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Onomatopoeic?”)

Noun[edit]

moz (Sawndip forms 𭷱 or or 𬌫 or , old orthography moƨ)

  1. ox; cattle; cow
    Synonym: cwz

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

moz (old orthography moƨ)

  1. mid-lower abdomen; suprapubic area