Խարբերդ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian Խարբերդ (Xarberd); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Խարբերդ (Xarberd)

  1. Kharput

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Usually said to be from քար (kʿar, stone) +‎ բերդ (berd, fortress) but probably from Hurrian [script needed] (xar, road) + բերդ (berd, fortress); the city was situated on a major road connecting the East to West.

Proper noun[edit]

Խարբերդ (Xarberd)

  1. Kharput

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Խարբերդ” in Mxitʿar Sebastacʿi (1749–1769), Baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, volume II, Baṙaran yatuk anuancʿ [Dictionary of Proper Names]