Main meanings of Mari in English

: Mari1Mari2


Pronunciation /ˈmɑːri/

proper noun

  • An ancient city on the west bank of the River Euphrates, in Syria. Its period of greatest importance was from the late 19th to the mid 18th centuries BC; the vast palace of the last king, Zimri-Lim, has yielded an archive of 25,000 cuneiform tablets, which are the principal source for the history of northern Syria and Mesopotamia at that time.

Main meanings of Mari in English

: Mari1Mari2


Pronunciation /ˈmɑːriː/

nounplural noun Mari, plural noun Maris

  • 1A member of a people of the central Volga valley in Russia.

    • ‘This might eventually bring some Mari into the priesthood and make for a more defined missionary outreach to them.’
  • 2mass noun The Uralic language of the Mari, which has two dialects with over 700,000 speakers in all.

    Formerly called Cheremis


  • Relating to the Mari or their language.


The name in Mari.