գայռ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գայռ (gayṙ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գայռ (gayṙ)

  1. (archaic) foul-smelling mud, mire, filth

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • գայռ”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

գայռ (gayṙ)

  1. mud, mire, filth; slough; vomit

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գայռ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գայռ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935