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North Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-North-Dravidian : *mer-qā
Meaning : sky, heaven
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kurukh : merxā
Malto : merg̣u, merg̣e
Additional forms : Also KUR merxantā heavenly; MLT merg̣ani heavenly; merg̣e to thunder
Number in DED : 5074
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *mer_-
Meaning : to be light, lighten
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-South Dravidian: *mer_-
Proto-Telugu : *mer_-
Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *mer_-
Proto-Gondi-Kui : *mer_-
Proto-North Dravidian : *mer-qā
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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *mer_-
Meaning : to glitter
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : meruku
Tamil meaning : smoothness, glitter, lustre, polish
Tamil derivates : meravaṇai procession
Kannada : merugu
Kannada meaning : shine, lustre
Kannada derivates : mir_ugu to glitter, flash, sparkle, shine; mir_u shining, sparkling; mir_ugu, mir_upu glitter, shine, lustre; mer_e to shine, gleam, glitter; become manifest, appear, assume an ostentatious appearance; make manifest, display; n. shine, lustre; mer_asu, mer_isu, mer_ayisu to cause to shine, make manifest, display, exhibit; mer_avaṇi, mer_avaṇ(i)ge ostentatious display
Tulu : merè
Tulu meaning : display, parade
Tulu derivates : merepini, mereyuni, merevuni to shine; swagger, make an ostentatious display; merepāvuni to make shine; merpu glitter, lustre; meraṇigè, meravaṇigè procession
Notes : Kannada merugu seems to be borrowed from Tamil (*mer_-gu > *mergu/meggu normally). The irregular i-vocalism in Kannada is possibly due to contamination with minugu 'to shine, glitter', etc.
Number in DED : 5074
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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *mer_-
Meaning : to glitter
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu : mer_acu
Telugu (Krishnamurti) : mer_ayincu "to make known, disclose"
Additional forms : Also mer_apincu to cause to shine, show off, show to advantage; mer_apu shining, glitter, lightning flash; mer_ayu to shine, glitter, gleam, (K also) be made public, be known, appear; mer_ũgu to shine, glitter, gleam, appear to advantage; n. brilliance, glitter, polish; bright, shining; mer_umu to glitter; n. flash of lightning
Number in DED : 5074
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Kolami-Gadba etymology :

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Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *mer_-
Meaning : to be light
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kolami : merp- (merept-) "to lighten"
Kolami (Setumadhava Rao) : mirŋūḍ "spark"
Naikri : merp- "to flash, lighten"
Parji : marp- (mart-) "to lighten"
Salur Gadba : merc(i) ēr- "to glitter"
Additional forms : Also Parji med- to flash (tiger's eye, etc.); Salur mers lightning
Number in DED : 5074
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Gondwan etymology :

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Proto-Gondi-Kui : *mer_-
Meaning : to glitter
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Konda : mer_s-
Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *mer-
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Konda etymology :

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Konda : mer_s-
Meaning: to glitter, flash (as lightning)
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Number in DED : 5074
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Kui-Kuwi etymology :

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Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *mer-
Meaning : to shine
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Kuwi (Fitzgerald) : mērh- "to shine (stars)"
Kuwi (Schulze) : mer- "to light"
Additional forms : Also Kuwi_S mervu light; merh- to lighten; merpu, merhi manne lightning
Number in DED : 5074
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *merV
Meaning: to shine, glitter
Indo-European: *merǝ-k-, *merǝ-g- (+ *mer- 2181)
Altaic: ? Ulch. mūren- 'glitter'
Dravidian: *mer_-
References: ND 1460 *merV 'to flash, sparkle, shine' ( + Berb.).
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *merǝkʷ-, -gʷ-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to shimmer
Old Indian: marká- m. `eclipse (of sun)'
Slavic: 1) *morkъ, *mórkā, *mьrknǭtī, *merkъ etc.; 2) *mъrgātī
Baltic: *mer̂k- vb. tr., *mark-ī̂- vb., *mir̂k-l-ia- (1) c., *mirk-[s]-ia-, -[s]-n-ia- c.; *mir̂g-ē̂- (*mir̂g-a-) vb., *mar̂g-a- adj., *mar̃g- vb. inch., *marg-ā̂ f., -a- c., *mirg-ā̂ f., -a- c., *mir̂g-ē̂- (2) vb., *mir̂g- (*mir̂g-ia-/*mir̂g-st-a-) (2) vb.
Germanic: *murg-Vn-a- m., *marg-in-a- m.; *mirkw-i- adj., *mirkw-ia- vb.; *mirkw-ian- m.
Russ. meaning: мерцать
References: WP II 273 f
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Vasmer's dictionary :

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Word: мо́рок
Near etymology: "мрак, туман", арханг. (Подв.), колымск. (Богораз), моро́ка "густая мгла, сумерки", укр., блр. мо́рок, моро́ка, ст.-слав. мракъ γνόφος, ἀμαύρωσις (Супр.), болг. мракъ́т "мрак, темнота", сербохорв. мра̑к, словен. mrȃk, чеш., слвц. mrak, польск., н.-луж. mrok. Связано чередованием гласных с ме́ркнуть, мерца́ть.
Further etymology: Ср. лит. ùž-marka "тот, у кого глаза подмигивают", markstýti "мигать" -- от mérkti, mérkiu "закрывать глаза"; mán ãkys арmаr̃kо "у меня потемнело в глазах", лтш. mir̃klis "взгляд", acumir̃klis "мгновение", далее сюда же гот. maurgins, д.-в.-н. morgan "утро"; см. Бернекер 2, 78; Траутман, ВSW 182 и сл.; Торп 326; Маценауэр, LF 10, 337 и сл.; Лёвенталь, Farbenbez. 9 и сл. Недостоверно родство с др.-инд., вед. markás м. "помрачение" (И. Шмидт, Vok. 2, 132; против см. Мейе, Ét. 220; Бернекер, там же). О дальнейших сближениях с морга́ть и родственными см. Шпехт 119, 187.
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *mer̂k- vb. tr., *mark-ī̂- vb., *mir̂k-l-ia- (1) c., *mir̂k-[s]-ia-, -[s]-n-ia- (2) c.; *mir̂g-ē̂- (*mir̂g-a-) (2) vb., *mar̂g-a- adj., *mar̃g- vb. inch., *marg-ā̂ f., -a- c., *mirg-ā̂ f., -a- (2) c., *mir̂g-ē̂- (2) vb., *mir̂g- (*mir̂g-ia-/*mir̂g-st-a-) (2) vb.
Meaning: blink; twinkle
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: mérkti (-ia, -ē) `(die Augen) schliessen, (zu)blinzeln, (zu)zwinkern', markī́ti 'dass.' || mirgḗti (mìrga) 'aufleuchten und wieder erlöschen, glitzern, funkeln, blinken, schimmern, flackern, in buntem Farbenspie l glänzen'; márga- `bunt, verschiedenfarbig, (viel)farbig, (bunt)scheckig, schön, prächtig', mar̃gti (-sta, -ō) 'bunt werden, flimmern',
Lettish: mir̃klis, mir̂klis 'Blick des Auges, Augenblick', mirkšk̨is 'Blick mit dem Auge', acu mir̂ksnis, mirknis 'Augenblick' || mar̂ga2, margs `Flitter; Schimmer', mir̂ga 'Schimmer', mirgs 'Augenblick', mir̂dzêt (-u, -ẽju) 'schimmern, flimmern, funkeln', mir̂gt (mirgstu/mirdzu, mirgu) 'blinken'
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *murgVna-z, *margina-z; *mirkwia-, *mirkwian- vb.; *mirkwiēn
Meaning: morning
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: mɔrgin-s m. (a) `morning(time); tomorrow'
Old Norse: mürgin-n, morgin-n, morgun-n, mergin-n m. `Morgen'; mürk-r `finster', mjorkvi, mürkvi, mörkvi m. `dichter Nebel'; mürkja, mürkva wk. `dunkel machen, werden'
Norwegian: morgon; mürk adj.; mürkja vb.
Old Swedish: mürkia vb.
Swedish: morgon; mörk adj.
Old Danish: mürkä vb.
Danish: morgen; mörk adj.
Old English: morgen, mergen; mierce `dunkel'
English: morning, morn
Old Frisian: morn
Old Saxon: morgan; mirki `dunkel'
Middle Dutch: morghen m.; { marghen, maerghen, merghen }
Dutch: morgen m.; { dial. margen, mergen }
Old Franconian: morgan, morgen
Middle Low German: morgen
Old High German: morgan (8.Jh.)
Middle High German: morgen st. m. 'morgen, vormittag'
German: Morgen m.
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