[Sca-cooks] Murri and muria

Terry Decker t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Thu Aug 9 09:00:53 PDT 2007

>From Armenian to Arabic, that's curious.  Many thanks for the information.


> Terry Decker wrote:
>>  What is the etymology of the word "murri?"  
> The Real Academia Espanol Dictionary states that it comes from Classical 
> Arabic "murri", this from Armenian "murya", and this is from the Latin 
> "muria, salmuera"  (brine, very salty water used in preserved food).
> Salmuera in literally means sal del mar - salt from the sea.
> Suey

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