զարդ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian զարդ (zard).

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Noun[edit]

զարդ (zard)

  1. ornament, adornment, accessory (e.g., ring, bracelet, necklace)
  2. decoration, adornment (of a house)
  3. design, pattern, tracery
  4. (figuratively) a person who is amiable or agreeable (a person with a personality trait that stands out and is pleasant)
  5. (figuratively) verdure, vegetation
  6. nature, environment (the natural world)
  7. embellishment, color (of language)
  8. (figuratively) decor, ornament (of a person who stands out superficially, but has little else to offer)
  9. that which is superior or better than others of its kind

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

զ- (z-) +‎ արդ (ard)

Noun[edit]

զարդ (zard)

  1. ornament, finery, embellishment, preparation, furniture, cloths, fringe, decoration; dress, toilette; attire
    զարդ/զարդք երկնիցzard/zardkʿ erknicʿthe stars
    առնուլ զզարդ զանձամբ, զարդ առնուլaṙnul zzard zanjamb, zard aṙnulto adorn oneself
    ի զէն եւ ի զարդ վառիլi zēn ew i zard vaṙilto arm oneself, to fly to arms

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References[edit]

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