ամպրոպ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian ամպրոպ (amprop)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ամպրոպ (amprop)

  1. thunderstorm

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *m̥bʰrós, through labial assimilation from *n̥bʰrós.[1][2][3] The final (-p) is not satisfactorily explained. Related to ամպ (amp).

Noun[edit]

ամպրոպ (amprop)

  1. thunder
  2. (figuratively) noise, explosion, crash, report

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: ամպրոպ (amprop)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “ամպրոպ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words]‎[1] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, 1971–1979
  2. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya, Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, 1940, pages 36–37
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach, Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2010, page 52

Further reading[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V., “ամպրոպ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English]‎[2], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1879
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M., “ամպրոպ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language]‎[3] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1836–1837