եղջիւր

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Old Armenian[edit]

եղջիւր (1)

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Etymology[edit]

The oldest form is եղջեւր (ełǰewr), of unknown origin.

Noun[edit]

եղջիւր (ełǰiwr)

  1. horn (of animals)
    եղջիւր խողովակաւորełǰiwr xołovakawortubulated horn
  2. vessel or cup made of horn
  3. an ornament for corners
  4. (figuratively, Hebraic style) power, force; glory, honour, praise
    եղջիւր ածելełǰiwr acelto puff one's self up with pride; to threaten, to menace
    ամբառնալ, բերձացուցանել զեղջիւրս, համբառնալ ի բարձունս զեղջիւրս, բարձրանալ եղջեր ամբարտաւանութեանambaṙnal, berjacʿucʿanel zełǰiwrs, hambaṙnal i barjuns zełǰiwrs, barjranal ełǰer ambartawanutʿeanto lift up the horns, to become insolent, arrogant, proud, tyrannical; to raise one's crest, to rebel
    փշրել, խորակել զեղջիւր ամբարտաւանութեանpʿšrel, xorakel zełǰiwr ambartawanutʿeanto break the horns, to humble, to humiliate, to break down, to lower the pride
    եղջիւր փրկութեան իմոյełǰiwr pʿrkutʿean imoyhorn of my salvation; reliance, support, strength, prop
    բարձր եղիցի եղջիւր արդարոյbarjr ełicʿi ełǰiwr ardaroythe just shall lift up his head; the righteous shall be exalted
  5. (botany) carob bean

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Usage notes[edit]

The word has two combining forms եղջեր- (ełǰer-) and -եղջիւր (-ełǰiwr).

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References[edit]

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