բարձր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բարձր(barjr).

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Adjective[edit]

բարձր (barjr) (superlative ամենաբարձր)

  1. high, tall, elevated
    բարձր շենք‎ ― barjr šenkʿ ― high building
    բարձր սար‎ ― barjr sar ― high mountain
  2. loud (of voice)
    բարձր ձայն‎ ― barjr jayn ― loud voice
  3. (figuratively) sublime, grand, eminent

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բարձր (barjr)

  1. high; high up
  2. loudly; aloud

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰr̥ǵʰu-r-, from *bʰerǵʰ-. The form -բերձ(-berj) found in compounds is directly from *bʰerǵʰ-. Related to բառնամ(baṙnam).

Adjective[edit]

բարձր (barjr)

  1. high, elevated
    ի բարձուէ‎ ― i barjuē ― from above
    հոսել ի բարձուէ‎ ― hosel i barjuē ― to fling, to throw from above
    ի ձայն բարձր, բարձր ձայնիւ, ձայնիւ բարձու‎ ― i jayn barjr, barjr jayniw, jayniw barju ― aloud, loudly
    բարձր առնել‎ ― barjr aṙnel ― to elevate, to raise on high
    բարձր քանդակ‎ ― barjr kʿandak ― relief, basso-rilievo
  2. (figuratively) sublime, eminent, great, excellent
    բարձր առնել‎ ― barjr aṙnel ― to magnify, to exalt
    բարձր լինիմ‎ ― barjr linim ― to be elevated, glorified
    ճանաչեմ զբարձունս‎ ― čanačʿem zbarjuns ― to know sublime or profound things
    սեղան բարձր‎ ― sełan barjr ― splendid, sumptuous dinner, banquet
    բարձր ոճ‎ ― barjr oč ― elevated style

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Noun[edit]

բարձր (barjr)

  1. (usually in the plural) height, top, summit, eminence, elevation; heaven
    թագաւոր բարձանց‎ ― tʿagawor barjancʿ ― king of heaven
    թռչունք բարձանց‎ ― tʿṙčʿunkʿ barjancʿ ― birds of air

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բառնալ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բարձր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
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  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “barjr”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 171
  • Fortson, Benjamin W. (2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, page 385
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բարձր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy