որբ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian որբ (orb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

որբ (orb)

  1. orphan

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Adjective[edit]

որբ (orb)

  1. orphaned

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃órbʰos. Cognate with Ancient Greek ὀρφανός (orphanós, orphaned), Latin orbus (orphaned), Sanskrit अर्भ (árbha, small), Proto-Slavic *orbъ.

Noun[edit]

որբ (orb

  1. orphan, orphan boy or girl
    որբ մնալ ի հօրէorb mnal i hōrē ― to lose one's father
    որբ մնալ ի մօրէorb mnal i mōrē ― to lose one's mother

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Adjective[edit]

որբ (orb

  1. derelict, desolate, abandoned, destitute
    որբ մնալ յումեքէorb mnal yumekʿē ― to be bereaved, to remain desolate

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References[edit]

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