դպիր

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Armenian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

դպիր ‎(dpir)

  1. (ecclesiastical) psalm-reader
  2. (historical) scribe
  3. (historical) scholar, learned man

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭣𐭯𐭩𐭥𐭥 ‎(dipīr, secretary, scribe).

Noun[edit]

դպիր ‎(dpir)

  1. lecturer; scholar, one brought up at a seminary; transcriber; notary; scribe, copyist
    արքունի/յիշատակաց դպիր‎ ― arkʿuni/yišatakacʿ dpir ― chancellor
    հրովարտակաց դպիր‎ ― hrovartakacʿ dpir ― secretary of State

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դպիր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “դպիր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “դպիր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935