ագուռ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ագուռ (aguṙ); see it for more. For the sense “diamond” compare քյարփինջ (kʿyarpʿinǰ, brick; diamond) and Georgian აგური (aguri, brick; diamond).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ագուռ (aguṙ)

  1. brick
  2. (card games) diamond

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “ագուռ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 79a
  2. ^ Sargsyan, Artem et al., editors (2001), “ագուռ”, in Hayocʿ lezvi barbaṙayin baṙaran [Dialectological Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: Hayastan, page 5a
  3. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1913), “ագուռ”, in Hayerēn gawaṙakan baṙaran [Armenian Provincial Dictionary] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 9) (in Armenian), Tiflis: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, page 45b

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian 𒅇𒆪𒊒𒌝 (agurru, ukurru [Ù.KU.RU.UM]), according to Diakonoff either directly from it or mediated by Hurrian. But because the word is attested late, Ačaṙean and J̌ahukyan prefer Persian آﮔور (âgur) as the immediate source for the Armenian.

Noun[edit]

ագուռ (aguṙ)

  1. burned brick
    • Varkʿ srbocʿ harancʾ [Paterica]
      [] [աղիւս] թրծեալն հրով ագուռ՝ կացցէ եւ ի ջրի լաւ քան զքար []
      [] [ałiws] tʿrcealn hrov aguṙ, kacʿcʿē ew i ǰri law kʿan zkʿar []

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ագուռ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ագուռ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ագուռ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Diakonoff, Igor M. (1985), “Hurro-Urartian Borrowings in Old Armenian”, in Journal of the American Oriental Society[1], volume 105, issue 4, pages 597–603
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “ագուռ”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik