իբրեւ

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See also: իբրև

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From իբր (ibr) +‎ եւ (ew).

Preposition[edit]

իբրեւ (ibrew)

  1. (with accusative) as; in quality of; nearly, rather like
    իբրեւ, իբրեւ այն թէ, իբրեւ զի, իբրեւ եթէibrew, ibrew ayn tʿē, ibrew zi, ibrew etʿēas if, as though; because, seeing that
    իբրեւ ոչ եթէibrew očʿ etʿēnot as if, not only, as if it were not
    իբրեւ զմիոյ միոյ լերանցibrew zmioy mioy lerancʿlike the mountains
    իբրեւ զարմանալով իմնibrew zarmanalov imnas if surprised
    ամաց իբրեւ երեսնիցamacʿ ibrew eresnicʿabout thirty years of age
    իբրե՛ւ զիibréw zi(conjunction) how! how much! how many!
    իբրե՛ւ գեղեցիկ է առաքինութիւննibréw gełecʿik ē aṙakʿinutʿiwnnhow beautiful is virtue!

Adverb[edit]

իբրեւ (ibrew)

  1. when
  2. even though

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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