թանձր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թանձր ‎(tʿanjr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

թանձր ‎(tʿanjr) ‎(superlative ամենաթանձր)

  1. thick; dense
    թանձր մառախուղtʿanjr maṙaxuł ― dense fog

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

թանձր ‎(tʿanjr)

  1. thickly, densely

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tn̥ǵʰu- ‎(to become firm, curdle, thicken). Cognates include Sanskrit तञ्च् ‎(tañc-, to draw together, contract), Persian تنجیدن ‎(tanjīdan, to squeeze), تنگ ‎(tang, narrow), Avestan [script needed] ‎(taxma, brave, mighty), Lithuanian tankus ‎(close, tight), German dicht and English tight. Related to թանկ ‎(tʿank) and վտանգ ‎(vtang), Iranian borrowings.

Adjective[edit]

թանձր ‎(tʿanjr

  1. thick, big, great; fat; dense; deep; coarse, gross; rude, clumsy, rough
    թանձր միտքtʿanjr mitkʿ ― dull wit
    թանձր տգիտութիւնtʿanjr tgitutʿiwn ― gross ignorance
    թանձր մարմինtʿanjr marmin ― weighty, heavy; corpulent
    թանձր անտառtʿanjr antaṙ ― dense wood
    թանձր մօրուքtʿanjr mōrukʿ ― thick or bushy beard
    թանձր քունtʿanjr kʿun ― deep sleep
  2. (grammar) deep, flat, low (of sound)
  3. (music) barytone

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

թանձր ‎(tʿanjr)

  1. in great quantity, thickly

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • թանձր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • թանձր in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • թանձր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]