րոպէ

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ῥοπή (rhopḗ, moment). The figurative sense of “the world, the universe” in Armenian remains unexplained.

Noun[edit]

րոպէ (ropē

  1. second; instant, moment
  2. the world, the universe

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References[edit]

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