լիր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լիր (lir); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

լիր (lir)

  1. plenitude, fullness
  2. embankment
    երկաթուղային լիրerkatʿułayin lir ― railway embankment

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Adjective[edit]

լիր (lir) (superlative ամենալիր)

  1. (rare) Synonym of լի (li).

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • լիր in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan
  • լիր in E. H. Galstyan (editor-in-chief) (1984), Hay-ṙuseren baṙaran [Armenian–Russian Dictionary], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁-r-, from *pleh₁-, whence also լի (li).

Noun[edit]

լիր (lir

  1. plenitude, fullness
    լիր արկանելlir arkanel ― to fill a ditch
    լրիւ իւրովlriw iwrov ― totally, entirely, completely
    ապականել, կորուսանել զերկիրն լրիւ իւրովapakanel, korusanel zerkirn lriw iwrov ― to lay waste the land; to desolate the land in the fulness thereof
    Տեառն է երկիր լրիւ իւրովTeaṙn ē erkir lriw iwrov ― the earth is the Lord's and all that therein is

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References[edit]

  • լիր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • լիր 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
  • լի 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 309