մոխիր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մոխիր (moxir).

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Noun[edit]

մոխիր (moxir)

  1. ash (remains of a fire)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

մոխիր (moxir

  1. ash (remains of a fire)
    օր մոխրոցōr moxrocʿ — Ash-Wednesday
    փոխարկումն ի մոխիրpʿoxarkumn i moxir — cineration, incineration
    մոխիր լինելmoxir linel — to burn or reduce to ashes
    ի մոխիր եւ յաճիւն դարձուցանելi moxir ew yačiwn darjucʿanel — to incinerate, to reduce to ashes; to lay in ashes, to waste or desolate
    ապաշխարել մոխրովapašxarel moxrov — to do penance
    հուր ծածկեալ ընդ մոխրովhur cackeal ənd moxrov — fire lies under the ice; there is fire lurking under the ashes

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References[edit]

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