բերդ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բերդ(berd); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

բերդ (berd)

  1. fortress
  2. (dialectal, colloquial) prison

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a Semitic loan. Compare Classical Syriac ܒܝܪܬܐ(bīrtā), Akkadian 𒁉𒅕𒌅(birtum, fortress).

Noun[edit]

բերդ (berd)

  1. fortress
  2. (music) kind of a musical tone

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բերդ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բերդ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բերդ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 176