myrra

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mirra, from Latin myrrha, from Ancient Greek μύρρα ‎(múrrha), from a Semitic root M-R-R meaning bitter. Compare Arabic مُرّ ‎(murr, bitter), Hebrew מֹר ‎(bitterness, acrimony).

Noun[edit]

myrra f (genitive singular myrru, uncountable)

  1. (biblical) myrrh

Declension[edit]

Declension of myrra (singular only)
f1s singular
indefinite definite
nominative myrra myrran
accusative myrru myrruna
dative myrru myrruni
genitive myrru myrrunnar

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

myrra f ‎(genitive myrrae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of murra

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative myrra myrrae
genitive myrrae myrrārum
dative myrrae myrrīs
accusative myrram myrrās
ablative myrrā myrrīs
vocative myrra myrrae

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

myrra f (usually uncountable, plural myrras)

  1. Obsolete form of mirra.