myrra

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Faroese[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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative myrra myrrae
Genitive myrrae myrrārum
Dative myrrae myrrīs
Accusative myrram myrrās
Ablative myrrā myrrīs
Vocative myrra myrrae

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

myrra

  1. Alternative form of mirre

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

myrra f (usually uncountable, plural myrras)

  1. Obsolete form of mirra.