հրապար

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing, composed of the prefix *fra- (to, toward, forth) and Parthian pʾd (pāδ, foot).

Noun[edit]

հրապար (hrapar

  1. rope, tie

Usage notes[edit]

The word is a hapax legomenon.

References[edit]

  • հրապար 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
  • հրապար in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “aṙapar” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 103