բարձր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բարձր (barjr); see below.

Adjective[edit]

բարձր (barjr)

  1. high, tall, elevated
    բարձր շենքbarjr šenkʿ ― high building
    բարձր սարbarjr sar ― high mountain
  2. loud (of voice)
    բարձր ձայնbarjr jayn ― loud voice
  3. (figuratively) sublime, grand, eminent

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բարձր (barjr)

  1. high; high up
  2. loudly; aloud

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰr̥ǵʰu-r-, from *bʰerǵʰ-. The form, -բերձ (-berj) found in compounds, is directly from *bʰerǵʰ-. Related to բառնամ (baṙnam).

Adjective[edit]

բարձր (barjr

  1. high, elevated
    ի բարձուէi barjuē ― from above
    հոսել ի բարձուէhosel i barjuē ― to fling, to throw from above
    ի ձայն բարձր, բարձր ձայնիւ, ձայնիւ բարձուi jayn barjr, barjr jayniw, jayniw barju ― aloud, loudly
    բարձր առնելbarjr aṙnel ― to elevate, to raise on high
    բարձր քանդակbarjr kʿandak ― relief, basso-rilievo
  2. (figuratively) sublime, eminent, great, excellent
    բարձր առնելbarjr aṙnel ― to magnify, to exalt
    բարձր լինիմbarjr linim ― to be elevated, glorified
    ճանաչեմ զբարձունսčanačʿem zbarjuns ― to know sublime or profound things
    սեղան բարձրsełan barjr ― splendid, sumptuous dinner, banquet
    բարձր ոճbarjr oč ― elevated style

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Noun[edit]

բարձր (barjr

  1. (usually in the plural) height, top, summit, eminence, elevation; heaven
    թագաւոր բարձանցtʿagawor barjancʿ ― king of heaven
    թռչունք բարձանցtʿṙčʿunkʿ barjancʿ ― birds of air

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References[edit]

  • բարձր and բարձունք in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • բարձր 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
  • բառնալ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “barjr” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 171
  • բարձր in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5