երի

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian երի (eri); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

երի (eri)

  1. the upper part of the front legs of a slaughtered animal

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *rēiti- and cognate with Lithuanian ríetas (thigh, loin), Latvian riẽta (thigh, haunch), Proto-Slavic *ritь (buttocks).

Noun[edit]

երի (eri

  1. shoulder of animals
    առ երի, յերիaṙ eri, yeri ― on the edge, towards, on the side of, near
    առ երի ընթանալaṙ eri əntʿanal ― to go, to rank, to put on the same footing with, to agree, to be of one mind

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • երի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • երի 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
  • երի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • երի in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 263