հարսն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pr̥ḱen- or *pr̥ḱon-, from *pr̥ḱ-, zero-grade of *preḱ- (to ask, to ask someone's hand in marriage).

Noun[edit]

հարսն (harsn

  1. bride
    խօսիլ հարսնxōsil harsn — to betroth, to affiance
  2. daughter-in-law
  3. (mythology) nymph
    յաւերժ հարսնyawerž harsn — nymph
    հարսնսունք լեռնայինքharsnsunkʿ leṙnayinkʿ — oreads, mountain nymphs

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Usage notes[edit]

This word has two combining forms: հարսն- (harsn-) and հարսան- (harsan-).

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References[edit]

  • հարսն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հարսն 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
  • հարսն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Robert Godel (1975), An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 76