լար

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լար (lar); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

լար (lar)

  1. rope, rein, cable, cord, string
    էլեկտրական լարēlektrakan larelectric wire
    նվագարանի լարnvagarani larstring of a musical instrument
  2. (geometry) chord

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ulh₁ro- and cognate with Ancient Greek εὔληρα (eúlēra, reins) and Latin lōrum (thong, rawhide whip, rein). In view of phonological difficulties Martirosyan considers this a Mediterranean substrate term.

Noun[edit]

լար (lar)

  1. rope, rein, cable, cord, string
    լար աղեղանlar ałełanbow-string
    լար խեղդմանlar xełdmanhalter, rope
  2. plumb line of stone-masons
    լար շինողացlar šinołacʿplumb line
  3. snare
    լարիւ թակարդել, լարս ձգել յորոգայթlariw tʿakardel, lars jgel yorogaytʿto lay, or set snares, to inveigle, to set gins
  4. mile
  5. tendons of the neck
  6. string of a musical instrument
    լար անյարդարlar anyardara false chord
  7. kind of a snake (because of its shape)

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “լար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “լար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “լար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 304