համր

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian համր (hamr).

Adjective[edit]

համր (hamr)

  1. dumb, speechless, mute

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Noun[edit]

համր (hamr)

  1. dumb, speechless, mute person

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Has been compared to Middle Persian [script needed] (xāmōš, silent).

Adjective[edit]

համր (hamr

  1. dumb, speechless, mute, tongue-tied
    համր ի ծնէhamr i cnē ― born dumb, dumb from one's birth
    համր բնութիւնքhamr bnutʿiwnkʿ ― babies
    համր լինելhamr linel ― to be speechless

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Noun[edit]

համր (hamr

  1. mute; dumb person

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References[edit]

  • համր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • համր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • համր 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
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 382