անթայր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian անթայր ‎(antʿayr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

անթայր ‎(antʿayr)

  1. (dated) anthrax

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Barsełyan, Hovhannes (1973), “անթայր”, in Hayeren ułłagrakan-ułłaxosakan, terminabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Orthographic–Orthoepic Terminological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Luys

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Martirosyan reconstructs *անթարի ‎(*antʿari) and connects the word with Ancient Greek ἄνθραξ ‎(ánthrax, charcoal) as Mediterranean substrate words. See also անթեղ ‎(antʿeł).

Noun[edit]

անթայր ‎(antʿayr)

  1. spark
  2. anthrax

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “*ant‘a(y)r-”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 85
  • Eremia Mełrecʿi (1698), “անթայր”, in Baṙgirkʿ hayocʿ [Armenian Dictionary] (in Armenian), Livorno: tpagr. Sargis Evdokiacʿu Sahetʿču
  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “անթայր”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անթայր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935