դար

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian դար (dar).

Noun[edit]

դար (dar)

  1. century, 100 years
  2. age, epoch
    միջին դարերmiǰin darerMiddle Ages
    քարի դարkʿari darStone Age
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian դար (dar).

Noun[edit]

դար (dar)

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

Etymology 1[edit]

A Semitic borrowing: compare Akkadian 𒁕𒅈 (da-ar /dāru/, continually, ever, forever; era, eternity, time, century), Ugaritic 𐎄𐎗 (dr, cycle, generation), Aramaic דָּרָא(dārā), Classical Syriac ܕܪܐ(dārā, age, century).

Noun[edit]

դար (dar)

  1. age, long period of time of 100, 1000 or unspecified number of years
    ոսկի, ոսկեղինիկ դարoski, oskełinik darthe Golden Age
    միջին դարmiǰin darthe Middle Ages
    ի մերում դարուi merum daruin our times
    դարուց ի դարսdarucʿ i darsfrom age to age, for ever and ever
  2. generation
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Descendants[edit]
  • Armenian: դար (dar)
  • Cappadocian Greek: ταρὸς (taròs)
  • ? Georgian: დარი (dari)

Further reading[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971) , “դար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 631
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “դար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 22
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period]‎[1] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 477
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 931
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “դար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from an Iranian descendant of Proto-Iranian *dā́raH, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰerh₃-: compare Avestan 𐬛𐬁𐬭𐬁(dārā, cutting edge, blade), Sanskrit धारा (dhā́rā, edge, blade), Pashto لور(lor, side, direction)

Noun[edit]

դար (dar)

  1. brink, steep place
    1. height, hill, eminence, precipice
      Synonym: բարձրաւանդակ (barjrawandak)
    2. headland, promontory, cape
      Synonym: հրուանդան (hruandan)
    3. bank
      դարիւ եւ դարիւ գալdariw ew dariw galto come, to flow in many waves or surges
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Further reading[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971) , “դար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 631–632
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “դար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Bolognesi, Giancarlo (1962) , “Rapporti lessicali tra l’armeno e l’iranico [Lexical relations between Armenian and Iranian]”, in Istituto Lombardo di Scienze e Lettere, Rendiconti, Classe di lettere e scienze morali e storiche (in Italian), volume 96, Milano, pages 253–255
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 876
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “դար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy