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See also marr, märr, mearh, marre, marrë, märra, and merr

English

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Etymology

From Old Norse margr.

Noun

Singular
marra

Plural
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  1. (Geordie, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A friend, pal, buddy, mate.
    Cheers marra!

References

  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1904794165
  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [1]
  • Northumberland Words, English Dialect Society, R. Oliver Heslop, 1893-4[2]
  • A List of words and phrases in everyday use by the natives of Hetton-le-Hole in the County of Durham, F.M.T.Palgrave, English Dialect Society vol.74, 1896, [3]
  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[4]

Italian

Noun

marra f. (plural marre)

  1. hoe
  2. fluke (of an anchor)

Martuthunira

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Proto-Ngarda *marra < Proto-Pama-Nyungan *marra.

Noun

marra

  1. wing
  2. flipper

References

  • Alpher, Barry. 2004. "Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma." Claire Bowern, Harold Koch (eds.) Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • Dench, Alan Charles. 1995. Martuthunira: A Language of the Pilbara Region of Western Australia. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. Series C-125.

Wiradhuri

Alternative spellings

Etymology

Compare Gamilaraay mara.

Noun

marra

  1. hand

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