բոլոր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բոլոր (bolor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

բոլոր (bolor)

  1. all

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (dialectal, colloquial) սաղ (sał)

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰol-, o-grade of *bʰel- (to blow, grow, swell) +‎ -որ (-or); cognates include Ancient Greek φαλλός (phallós), Old Irish ball (body part), Latin follis and English bull.[1][2] Related to բեղուն (bełun), բողջ (bołǰ), պլոր (plor) and perhaps բլուր (blur).

Adjective[edit]

բոլոր (bolor)

  1. whole, entire
  2. round, spherical
    բոլոր գիրbolor girArmenian round script

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

բոլոր (bolor)

  1. circle of the moon
  2. calyx of a flower, husk, rosebud
  3. round ornament

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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), “բոլոր”, 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), “բոլոր”, 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), “բոլոր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy