բիւր

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Old Armenian[edit]

Old Armenian cardinal numbers
 <  1000 10000
    Cardinal : բիւր(biwr)

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Etymology[edit]

The older spelling is բեւր(bewr), borrowing from Parthian [Term?] (compare Manichaean Parthian bywr), ultimately from Proto-Iranian *baiwar-

Numeral[edit]

բիւր ‎(biwr)

  1. (cardinal) ten thousand, myriad
    բիւր, բիւրս‎ ― biwr, biwrs ― ten thousand times, several times, often

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Noun[edit]

բիւր ‎(biwr)

  1. (by extension) large quantity, host

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Adjective[edit]

բիւր ‎(biwr)

  1. (by extension) innumerable, countless

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բիւր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բիւր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բիւր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Rastorgujeva, V. S.; Edelʹman, D. I. (2007), “*baiu̯ar- / *baiu̯an-”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ iranskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of Iranian Languages] (in Russian), volume III, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, page 64