դար

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian դար (dar); see below.

Noun[edit]

դար (dar)

  1. century, 100 years
  2. age, epoch
    միջին դարեր‎ ― miǰin darerMiddle Ages
    քարի դար‎ ― kʿari darStone Age
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian դար (dar); see below.

Noun[edit]

դար (dar)

  1. hill, hillock, knoll
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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Classical Syriac ܕܪܐ (dārā, age, century), absolute form ܕܪ (dār).

Noun[edit]

դար (dar)

  1. age, long period of time of 100, 1000 or unspecified number of years
    ոսկի, ոսկեղինիկ դար‎ ― oski, oskełinik darthe Golden Age
    միջին դար‎ ― miǰin darthe Middle Ages
    ի մերում դարու‎ ― i merum daruin our times
    դարուց ի դարս‎ ― darucʿ i darsfrom age to age, for ever and ever
  2. generation
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Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

դար (dar)

  1. height, hill, eminence, precipice
  2. headland, promontory, cape
  3. bank
    դարիւ եւ դարիւ գալ‎ ― dariw ew dariw galto come, to flow in many waves or surges
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References[edit]

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