երկար

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian երկար (erkar).

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երկար (erkar) (superlative ամենաերկար)

  1. long
  2. protracted, prolonged
  3. lengthy

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dweh₂ro- (long). Cognate with Ancient Greek δᾱρός (dārós), δηρός (dērós, long), Sanskrit दूर (dūra, distant, far), Latin dūro (to last long). See also երկայն (erkayn). For the unusual sound change see երկու (erku).

Adjective[edit]

երկար (erkar)

  1. long, extended, ample; prolix; slow, tardy
    երկար, երկարս, ընդ երկարerkar, erkars, ənd erkarlong, a long while; at length

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “երկար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “երկար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Fortson, Benjamin W. (2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, page 387
  • J̌axǰaxean, Manuēl (1837), “երկար”, in Baṙgirkʿ i barbaṙ hay ew italakan [Armenian–Italian Dictionary], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 14
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 266
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “երկար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy