արդար

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian արդար ‎(ardar); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

արդար ‎(ardar) ‎(superlative ամենաարդար)

  1. just, fair, honest
    արդար դատավորimpartial/fair judge
    արդար ընտրություններfair elections
    արդար որոշումfair decision
    արդար գինfair price
  2. innocent, blameless

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From արդ ‎(ard, structure, form, arrangement) +‎ -ար ‎(-ar). The sense of “material regularity, structuredness” developed here into “moral regularity, uprightness”.

Adjective[edit]

արդար ‎(ardar)

  1. just, upright, faithful, honest, loyal, well disposed, worthy, equitable, reasonable, legitimate

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

արդար ‎(ardar)

  1. justly, equitably, truly

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “արդար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “արդար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “արդար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935