[Sca-cooks] Murri and muria
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.
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