լար

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լար (lar); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

լար (lar)

  1. rope, rein, cable, cord, string
    էլեկտրական լարēlektrakan lar ― electric wire
    նվագարանի լարnvagarani lar ― string of a musical instrument
  2. (geometry) chord

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ulh₁ro- and cognate with Ancient Greek εὔληρα (eúlēra, reins) and Latin lōrum (thong, rawhide whip, rein). In view of phonological difficulties Martirosyan considers this a Mediterranean substrate term.

Noun[edit]

լար (lar

  1. rope, rein, cable, cord, string
    լար աղեղանlar ałełan ― bow-string
    լար խեղդմանlar xełdman ― halter, rope
  2. plumb line of stone-masons
    լար շինողացlar šinołacʿ ― plumb line
  3. snare
    լարիւ թակարդել, լարս ձգել յորոգայթlariw tʿakardel, lars jgel yorogaytʿ ― to lay, or set snares, to inveigle, to set gins
  4. mile
  5. tendons of the neck
  6. string of a musical instrument
    լար անյարդարlar anyardar ― a false chord
  7. kind of a snake (because of its shape)

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References[edit]

  • լար in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • լար 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
  • լար 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 304