տխուր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian տխուր (txur); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

տխուր (txur)

  1. sad, melancholy, sorrowful
    տխուր երգtxur erg — sad song
  2. sad, cheerless, doleful, dismal

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Adverb[edit]

տխուր (txur)

  1. sadly, sorrowfully

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

տխուր (txur

  1. cheerless, sad, afflicted, grieved, gloomy, sorrowful, melancholy
  2. sullen, morose, surly, peevish
  3. sombre, gloomy, dismal, dull, dark, obscure
    տխուր տրտմութիւն գիշերոյնtxur trtmutʿiwn gišeroyn — the thick darkness of the night
    լրջացուցանել զտխուր գիշերնlrǰacʿucʿanel ztxur gišern — to dispel that horrible darkness

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References[edit]

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