աղերս

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian աղերս (ałers); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

աղերս (ałers)

  1. supplication, entreaty
  2. relation, connection

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The first part is usually connected with աղաչեմ (ałačʿem). The second component has been identified with an independently unattested Proto-Armenian *hers from Proto-Indo-European *perḱ-, but this is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

աղերս (ałers

  1. supplication, petition, deprecation, entreaty
    աղերս արկանել, յաղերս մատչիլ, աղերս մատուցանելałers arkanel, yałers matčʿil, ałers matucʿanel ― to supplicate, to implore, to pray, to request
  2. pity, compassion, mercy
  3. self-justification, excuse
  4. gift given to win one's favour
  5. relationship, connection
  6. hope
  7. (of a voice) imploring

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References[edit]

  • աղերս in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • աղերս in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • աղերս in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • աղերս in Ṙubēn Łazarean (2000), Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “aɫers” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 35