աղերս

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian աղերս (ałers); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

աղերս (ałers)

  1. supplication, entreaty
  2. relation, connection

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The first part is usually connected with աղաչեմ (ałačʿem). The second component has been identified with an independently unattested Proto-Armenian *hers from Proto-Indo-European *perḱ-, but this is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

աղերս (ałers)

  1. supplication, petition, deprecation, entreaty
    աղերս արկանել, յաղերս մատչիլ, աղերս մատուցանելałers arkanel, yałers matčʿil, ałers matucʿanelto supplicate, to implore, to pray, to request
  2. pity, compassion, mercy
  3. self-justification, excuse
  4. gift given to win one's favour
  5. relationship, connection
  6. hope
  7. (of a voice) imploring

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աղերս”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աղերս”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աղերս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2000), “աղերս”, in Tʿosunean G. B., editor, Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “aɫers”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 35