սկեսուր

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian սկեսուր (skesur); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

սկեսուր (skesur)

  1. mother-in-law (husband's mother)

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sweḱur-(e)h₂-, from *sweḱru-h₂-. Cognates with Ancient Greek ἑκυρά (hekurá) and Sanskrit श्वश्रू (śvaśrū).

Noun[edit]

սկեսուր (skesur

  1. mother-in-law (husband's mother)

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • սկեսուր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • սկեսուր 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
  • սկեսուր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Ranko Matasović (2009), A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian, Zagreb, page 12