բլուր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բլուր (blur); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

բլուր (blur)

  1. hill

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from *բուլուր (*bulur), from *բուլ (*bul) (compare dialectal բուլ (bul)), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰōl-, from *bʰel- (to blow, grow, swell), +‎ -ուր (-ur), and cognate with Welsh bâl (peak, summit), Icelandic bali (grassy bank).[1][2] See also բոլոր (bolor).

Noun[edit]

բլուր (blur)

  1. hill, hillock
    • 5th? century, Movsēs Xorenacʿi, Patmutʿiwn Hayocʿ [History of Armenia] 2.39
      փոխին արքունիքն յԱրմաւիրն անուանեալ բլրոյ
      pʿoxin arkʿunikʿn yArmawirn anuaneal blroy
      • 2006 translation by Robert W. Thompson
        the court was transferred from the hill called Armavir

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 40–41
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բլուր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press

Further reading[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բլուր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 178
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բլուր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy