բիւր

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Old Armenian[edit]

Old Armenian cardinal numbers
1000 10000  
    Cardinal : բիւր (biwr)

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Etymology[edit]

The older spelling is բեւր (bewr), from Parthian (compare Manichaean Parthian bywr), ultimately from Proto-Iranian *baiu̯ar-

Numeral[edit]

բիւր (biwr)

  1. (cardinal) ten thousand, myriad
    բիւր, բիւրսbiwr, biwrs ― ten thousand times, several times, often

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Noun[edit]

բիւր (biwr

  1. (by extension) large quantity, host

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Adjective[edit]

բիւր (biwr

  1. (by extension) innumerable, countless

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References[edit]

  • բիւր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • բիւր 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
  • բիւր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “*baiu̯ar- / *baiu̯an-” in Vera Rastorgujeva, Džoj Edelʹman (2000–), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ iranskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Languages], Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, volume III, page 64