էր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian էր ‎(ēr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɛɾ] (with present tense constructions)
  • IPA(key): [jɛɾ] (with future tense constructions)

Verb[edit]

էր ‎(ēr)

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of լինել ‎(linel)

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Genitive of ի- ‎(i-).

Pronoun[edit]

է՞ր ‎(ē?r)

  1. (interrogative) why? for what reason or cause?
    է՞ր աղագաւ, է՞ր ընդէր, էրո՞ւմ, է՞ր սակս, է՞ր վասն, վասն է՞ր‎ ― ē?r ałagaw, ē?r əndēr, ēru?m, ē?r saks, ē?r vasn, vasn ē?r ― why?
    յէ՞ր վերայ‎ ― ?r veray ― on what? on which?
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

էր ‎(ēr)

  1. third-person singular imperfect active indicative of եմ ‎(em)
Descendants[edit]
  • Armenian: էր ‎(ēr)