լիսեռն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. The dialectal meaning “axletree” reported by Nor Baṙgirkʿ Haykazean Lezui is suspicious.

Noun[edit]

լիսեռն (liseṙn

  1. (anatomy) shinbone, tibia
  2. (anatomy) vertebra
  3. a ring attached to a spindle which holds the spun yarn, a whorl
  4. (dialectal) axletree, axle of a wheel

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References[edit]

  • լիսեռն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • լիսեռն 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