անթայր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian անթայր (antʿayr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

անթայր (antʿayr)

  1. (dated) anthrax

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • անթայր” in Hovhannes Barsełyan (1973), Hayeren ułłagrakan-ułłaxosakan, terminabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Orthographic–Orthoepic Terminological Dictionary], Yerevan: Luys

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Martirosyan reconstructs *անթարի (*antʿari) and connects the word with Ancient Greek ἄνθραξ (ánthraks, charcoal) as a Mediterranean substrate words. See also անթեղ (antʿeł).

Noun[edit]

անթայր (antʿayr

  1. spark
  2. anthrax

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • “*ant‘a(y)r-” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 85
  • անթայր” in Eremia Mełrecʿi (1698), Baṙgirkʿ hayocʿ [Armenian Dictionary], Livorno
  • անթայր in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR
  • անթայր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University