ամուր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ամուր (amur).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ամուր (amur) (superlative ամենաամուր)

  1. durable, strong, solid

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.[1] According to Olsen, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *sm̥-bʰōro- (supported) or the like, from *sm̥- and *bʰer-.[2]

Adjective[edit]

ամուր (amur)

  1. strong, solid

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

ամուր (amur)

  1. fortress

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: ամուր (amur)
    • Assyrian Neo-Aramaic: [script needed] (ämuirä, frequent)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “ամուր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 161
  2. ^ Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 180

Further reading[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ամուր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ամուր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy