թրթուր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թրթուր (tʿrtʿur).

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Noun[edit]

թրթուր (tʿrtʿur)

  1. caterpillar, grub
  2. caterpillar track

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduplication of *թուր- (*tʿur-), from Proto-Indo-European *tōr-, from *terh₁- (to rub, turn), whence թուր (tʿur, sword); among the cognates compare especially Ancient Greek τερηδών (terēdṓn), Latin tarmes (woodworm), Lithuanian trandẽ (maggot).[1][2][3][4]

Noun[edit]

թրթուր (tʿrtʿur)

  1. caterpillar, grub
    • 5th century, Bible, Joel 1.4:
      Զմնացորդս թրթրոյ եկեր մարախ, եւ զմնացորդս մարախոյ եկեր ջորեակ, եւ զմնացորդս ջորեկի եկեր երեւիլ։
      Zmnacʿords tʿrtʿroy eker marax, ew zmnacʿords maraxoy eker ǰoreak, ew zmnacʿords ǰoreki eker erewil.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Petersson, Herbert (1920) Arische und armenische Studien (Lunds Universitets Årsskrift N.F. Avd. 1, Bd. 16. Nr. 3) (in German), Lund, Leipzig, page 84
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “թրթուր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 214–215
  3. ^ Tumanjan, Eteri (1978) Struktura indojevropejskix imen v armjanskom jazyke: opyt rekonstrukcii [The Structure of Indo-European Substantives in Armenian: Attempt on Reconstruction] (in Russian), Moscow: Nauka, page 88
  4. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “թրթուր”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 277a

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