լեարդ

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *Hyekwr̥(-t), *yeh₁kwr̥- (liver). Cognates include Sanskrit यकृत् (yakṛt), Persian جگر (jegar), Ancient Greek ἧπαρ (hêpar), Latin iecur and Russian икра (ikra). The initial l- is problematic and has not been satisfactorily explained.

Noun[edit]

լեարդ (leard

  1. liver
    լեարդ որթուleard ortʿu ― calf's liver
    ցաւ լերդիcʿaw lerdi ― liver complaint
    տապ, բորբոքումն լերդիtap, borbokʿumn lerdi ― hepatitis, inflammation of the liver

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References[edit]

  • լեարդ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • լեարդ 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
  • լեարդ 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 306