ռնգեղջիւր

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ռունգն (ṙungn) +‎ եղջիւր (ełǰiwr). Literal translation of Ancient Greek ῥινόκερως (rhinókerōs), composed of ῥίς (rhís, nose) + κέρας (kéras, horn).

Noun[edit]

ռնգեղջիւր (ṙngełǰiwr

  1. rhinoceros

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References[edit]

  • ռնգեղջիւր 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
  • ռնգեղջիւր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy