մեղր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մեղր (mełr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մեղր (mełr)

  1. honey

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mélid (honey). The r/u--declension is explained by the influence of Proto-Indo-European *médʰu.

Noun[edit]

մեղր (mełr

  1. honey
    խորիսխ մեղրxorisx mełr — honeycomb

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The word has two combining forms: մեղր- (mełr-) and մեղ- (meł-).

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References[edit]

  • մեղր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • մեղր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • մեղր 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, page 462