փապար

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փապար (pʿapar); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

փապար (pʿapar)

  1. (archaic) cave, grotto
  2. (archaic) gorge, ravine; canyon
  3. (archaic) cleft, crevice, fissure

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From փապ (pʿap) grown with -ար (-ar). Compare տիպար (tipar) for the suffix.

Noun[edit]

փապար (pʿapar

  1. crevice, rift, cleft
  2. cave, cavity, hollow, hole

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Adjective[edit]

փապար (pʿapar

  1. hollow

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References[edit]

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