գարի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գարի (gari).

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Noun[edit]

գարի (gari)

  1. barley

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥iom and cognate with Ancient Greek κριθή (krithḗ, barley-corns), κρῖ (krî, barley), Albanian drithë (grain), Latin hordeum (barley), Old High German gersta (barley) (German Gerste) and Hittite [script needed] (karaš, wheat, emmer-wheat). Alternatively, a Mediterranean substrate word found also in Basque gari (wheat) and Georgian ქერი (k’eri, barley).

Noun[edit]

գարի (gari

  1. barley

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References[edit]

  • գարի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գարի 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
  • գարի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 199