արոյր

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Median *arōδ, from Old Iranian *raudi- (copper; bronze). Cognate with Manichaean Parthian rwδ (rōδ), Middle Persian lwd (rōy), Manichaean Middle Persian rwy (rōy), Persian روی (rōy, antimony, copper), Balochi رود (rōd, copper) and Manichaean Sogdian rwδ (rōδ, copper).

Noun[edit]

արոյր (aroyr

  1. brass (alloy of copper and zinc)

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References[edit]

  • արոյր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • արոյր” in Mxitʿar Sebastacʿi (1749–1769), Baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Anait Perixanjan (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskogo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 8