շուրթն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The root must be *շուր (*šur) or *շուռ (*šuṙ), whence also շուրջ (šurǰ, around).

Noun[edit]

շուրթն (šurtʿn

  1. lip
    վերին շուրթնverin šurtʿn ― upper lip
    ստորին շուրթնstorin šurtʿn ― lower lip
    նուրբ շուրթնnurb šurtʿn ― small or thin lip
    ուռոյց շուրթնuṙoycʿ šurtʿn ― swelled or blubber lip
    թաւ շուրթնtʿaw šurtʿn ― thick lip
    կարմրերփեան շուրթնkarmrerpʿean šurtʿn ― rosy lips
    ունել լայնշի շրթունսunel laynši šrtʿuns ― to have flat lips
    ունել շրջեալ շրթունսunel šrǰeal šrtʿuns ― to have turned up lips
    ունել բոլորածիր շրթունսunel boloracir šrtʿuns ― to have well-formed lips
  2. edge, rim
    շուրթն գետոյšurtʿn getoy ― riverside
  3. (figuratively) tongue, word, mouth

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References[edit]

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