արփի

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See also: Արփի

Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian արփի (arpʿi); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

արփի (arpʿi)

  1. (poetic) sun
  2. (dated) aether (according to ancient science the region above the terrestrial sphere where the Sun turns)
  3. light, brightness, splendour
  4. (figuratively) dawn
  5. (figuratively, as an adjective) luminous

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • արփի in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

արփի (arpʿi

  1. aether (according to ancient science the region above the terrestrial sphere where the Sun turns)
  2. the Sun, as the source of light
  3. light, brightness, splendour
  4. (as an adjective) luminous

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The word has the following forms: արփա- (arpʿa-), արփայա- (arpʿaya-), արփե- (arpʿe-), արփիա- (arpʿia-), -արփի (-arpʿi), արփն- (arpʿn-), -արփին (-arpʿin).
  • The word is unattested in the Classical period.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • արփի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • արփի 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
  • արփ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University