murre

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English[edit]

Common murre or common guillemot
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Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

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Noun[edit]

murre ‎(plural murres)

  1. Any seabird of the genus Uria in the family Alcidae (the auks).
    • 1990, David G. Ainley, Seabirds of the Farallon Islands: Ecology, Dynamics, and Structure of an Upwelling-System Community, page 252,
      It may be that in one year alone, the Farallon murre population was reduced to the level at which it stood during the mid-1990s
    • 1997, Robert Wayne Campbell, Neil K. Dawe, The Birds of British Columbia, Volume 2: Nonpasserines: Diurnal birds of prey through woodpeckers, page 296,
      About 2,800 pairs of Common Murres breed in the province, most of which are in the Scott Islands off northwestern Vancouver Island.
    • 2000, Susan Allport, The Primal Feast: Food, Sex, Foraging, and Love, 2003, paperback, page 52,
      Staking out a spot involves not only the appropriate level of murre aggression (some murres are so aggressive that they throw their mates off the ledge) but, even more fundamentally, the ability to find food efficiently.

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

murre ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. dialect

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Finnish[edit]

(index mu)

Etymology 1[edit]

From murtaa break + -eˣ

Noun[edit]

murre

  1. dialect
Declension[edit]
Inflection of murre (Kotus type 48/hame, rt-rr gradation)
nominative murre murteet
genitive murteen murteiden
murteitten
partitive murretta murteita
illative murteeseen murteisiin
murteihin
singular plural
nominative murre murteet
accusative nom. murre murteet
gen. murteen
genitive murteen murteiden
murteitten
partitive murretta murteita
inessive murteessa murteissa
elative murteesta murteista
illative murteeseen murteisiin
murteihin
adessive murteella murteilla
ablative murteelta murteilta
allative murteelle murteille
essive murteena murteina
translative murteeksi murteiksi
instructive murtein
abessive murteetta murteitta
comitative murteineen

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from the verb murista ‎(to growl)

Noun[edit]

murre

  1. (dialectal) dog, pooch
Declension[edit]
Inflection of murre (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative murre murret
genitive murren murrejen
partitive murrea murreja
illative murreen murreihin
singular plural
nominative murre murret
accusative nom. murre murret
gen. murren
genitive murren murrejen
murreinrare
partitive murrea murreja
inessive murressa murreissa
elative murresta murreista
illative murreen murreihin
adessive murrella murreilla
ablative murrelta murreilta
allative murrelle murreille
essive murrena murreina
translative murreksi murreiksi
instructive murrein
abessive murretta murreitta
comitative murreineen

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Verb[edit]

murre

  1. First-person singular present of murren.
  2. Imperative singular of murren.
  3. First-person singular subjunctive I of murren.
  4. Third-person singular subjunctive I of murren.