Խարբերդ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian Խարբերդ(Xarberd); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Խարբերդ ‎(Xarberd)

  1. Kharput

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Usually said to be from քար(kʿar, stone) +‎ բերդ(berd, fortress) but probably from Hurrian [script needed](xar, road) + բերդ(berd, fortress); the city was situated on a major road connecting the East to West.

Proper noun[edit]

Խարբերդ ‎(Xarberd)

  1. Kharput

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sebastacʿi, Mxitʿar (1769), “Խարբերդ”, in Baṙgirkʿ Haykazean lezui. Baṙaran yatuk anuancʿ [Dictionary of the Armenian Language. Dictionary of Proper Names] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy