շամփուր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian շամփուր (šampʿur); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

շամփուր (šampʿur)

  1. spit, skewer
  2. ramrod, cleaning rod
  3. (colloquial) bayonet

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • շամփուր in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan
  • շամփուր in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Syriac ܫܦܘܕܐ (šappūδā).

Noun[edit]

շամփուր (šampʿur

  1. spit, skewer
    ի շամփուր հարկանելi šampʿur harkanel ― to spit, to put upon the spit; to run or to pierce through and through, to transpierce
  2. (astronomy) Orion

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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