բոր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French bore, later reinforced by Russian бор ‎(bor). Alternatively, can be said to be built from բորակ ‎(borak, borax), as in other languages.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

բոր ‎(bor)

  1. boron
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian բոր ‎(bor); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

բոր ‎(bor)

  1. leprosy
Declension[edit]

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *bor ‎(leprosy). Compare Sogdian βrʾwkʾ ‎(βarūkə, leprous). Perhaps related to the source of բորենի ‎(boreni). See also ուրուկ ‎(uruk).

Noun[edit]

բոր ‎(bor

  1. leprosy
    բոր գրաստուցbor grastucʿ ― farcy

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • բոր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • բոր in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • բոր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]