Maris

Maris

[mar-is]
noun
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Mari

[mah-ree]
noun, plural Maris (especially collectively) Mari for 1.
1.
a member of a Uralic people living in scattered communities north of Cheboksary and Kazan in European Russia, mainly in the Mari Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.
2.
the Finnic language of the Mari.
Also called Cheremis, Cheremiss.


Origin:
< Russian mári (not declined) < Mari marij Mari, man

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Mari (ˈmɑːrɪ)
 
n , pl Mari, Maris
another name for Cheremiss

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