բոյր

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See also: բույր

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Iranian origin. Compare Manichaean Middle Persian [script?] (bwd-), Avestan [script?] (baoiδi-, scent), Sogdian [script?] (βōδa, sweetness of smell), Persian بو (bu, smell), Pashto بوى (buy, smell), Ossetian буд (bud, incense).

Noun[edit]

բոյր (boyr

  1. smell, odour (good or bad)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Not attested in classical Old Armenian outside compounds.

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • բոյր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • բոյրք 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