երկար

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian երկար (erkar).

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երկար (erkar)

  1. long
  2. protracted, prolonged
  3. lengthy

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dweh₂ro- (long). Cognate with Sanskrit दूर (dūra, distant, far), Ancient Greek δηρός (dēros, long), Latin dūro (to last long). See also երկայն (erkayn). For the unusual sound change see երկու (erku).

Adjective[edit]

երկար (erkar

  1. long, extended, ample; prolix; slow, tardy
    երկար, երկարս, ընդ երկարerkar, erkars, ənd erkar — long, a long while; at length

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References[edit]

  • երկար in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • երկար 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
  • երկար in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • երկար” in Manuēl J̌axǰaxean (1837), Dizionario armeno-italiano, in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ranko Matasović (2009), A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian, Zagreb, page 14
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 266