ծիրան

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Armenian[edit]

ծիրան

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ծիրան (ciran). For the development of the sense “vulva” compare մամուխ (mamux).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ծիրան (ciran)

  1. apricot (fruit)
    ծիրանի ծառcirani caṙ — apricot tree
  2. apricot-tree
  3. (dialectal) vulva

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ծիրան in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Hurro-Urartian borrowing, together with Georgian ჭერამი (čerami) and Abkhaz ҷарам (č̣̍ārām).

Noun[edit]

ծիրան (ciran

  1. apricot (fruit)
    ծիրանի ծառcirani caṙ — apricot-tree
  2. apricot-tree

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ծիրան in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ծիրան 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
  • ծիրան in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University