ձրի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ձրի (jri); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ձրի (jri)

  1. (informal) free (of charge), gratuitous

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ձրի (jri)

  1. (informal) free (of charge), gratuitously

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed in Armenian as ձիր (jir) +‎ (-i) or inherited from Proto-Indo-European. For the semantics compare Latin gratis vs. gratia.

Noun[edit]

ձրի (jri

  1. gift, present
  2. favor

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ձրի (jri)

  1. for nothing, gratis, free of cost, scot free, gratuitously
  2. in vain

Adjective[edit]

ձրի (jri

  1. gratuitous, voluntary, free

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ձրի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ձրի 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
  • ձիր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • ” in Geworg J̌ahukyan (1998), Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes]. In Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer [Questions of Comparative Grammar of the Armenian Language], Yerevan: Anania Shirakatsi
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 434