էր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian էր (ēr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɛɾ] (with present tense constructions)
  • IPA(key): [jɛɾ] (with future tense constructions)

Verb[edit]

էր (ēr)

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of լինել (linel)

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Genitive of ի- (i-).

Pronoun[edit]

է՞ր (ē?r)

  1. (interrogative) why? for what reason or cause?
    է՞ր աղագաւ, է՞ր ընդէր, էրո՞ւմ, է՞ր սակս, է՞ր վասն, վասն է՞րē?r ałagaw, ē?r əndēr, ēru?m, ē?r saks, ē?r vasn, vasn ē?r — why?
    յէ՞ր վերայ?r veray — on what? on which?
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

էր (ēr)

  1. third-person singular imperfect active indicative of եմ (em)
Descendants[edit]
  • Armenian: էր (ēr)