ապուռ

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (apurtan, to take, plunder), [script needed] (apar, booty, plunder), composed of the prefix [script needed] (apa-, away) + [script needed] (par-, to pass). Compare Avestan [script needed] (nipārayeiti, to appropriate something) and Sanskrit [script needed] (apa-par, to grab something and leave).

Noun[edit]

ապուռ (apuṙ

  1. booty, plunder, spoils

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References[edit]

  • ապուռ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ապուռ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ապուռ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University