բուռ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian բուռն (buṙn).

Noun[edit]

բուռ (buṙ)

  1. hollow of the hand; cupped hand
  2. handful (of)
    մի բուռ սեմուշկաmi buṙ semuškaa handful of sunflower seeds
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Etymology 2[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian բուռ (buṙ).

Noun[edit]

բուռ (buṙ)

  1. lime
  2. plaster
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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A Wanderwort from an unknown language, found also in Akkadian 𒉌𒌓𒈾𒁓 (/pīlu, pūlu/, limestone), 𒁓𒊏 (pūru, literally stone bowl), Ancient Greek πῶρος (pôros, tufa; stone), Urartian 𒉌𒌓𒁍𒇻𒋛 (NA4.pu-lu-si /pulus/, stone, stele). An ancient Anatolian or Mesopotamian origin is probable, with Sumerian 𒁓 (/bur/, stone (vessel)) as the likely source.

Noun[edit]

բուռ (buṙ)

  1. lime
  2. plaster
  3. varnish

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բուռ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բուռ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բուռ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Greppin, John A. C. (1991), “The Survival of Ancient Anatolian and Mesopotamian Vocabulary Until the Present”, in Journal of Near Eastern Studies[1], volume 50, issue 3, pages 203–207