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 A. S. Łaribyan, Ē. B. Ałayan, G. B. J̌ahukyan, S. G. Abrahamyan, V. D. Aṙakʿelyan (editors-in-chief) (1969–80), Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian], in 4 vols, Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

գայռ ‎(gayṙ

  1. mud, mire, filth; slough; vomit

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • գայռ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գայռ 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]