լեարդ

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *Hyekwr̥(-t) (liver). The initial լ- (l-) is problematic. Perhaps, it arose due to contamination with the source of Proto-Germanic *librō (liver) or Hittite [script needed] (lišši-, liver).

Noun[edit]

լեարդ (leard)

  1. liver
    լեարդ որթուleard ortʿucalf's liver
    ցաւ լերդիcʿaw lerdiliver complaint
    տապ, բորբոքումն լերդիtap, borbokʿumn lerdihepatitis, inflammation of the liver

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “լեարդ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “լեարդ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 306
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (2017), “Armenian”, in Mate Kapović, editor, The Indo-European Languages (Routledge Language Family Series), 2nd edition, London, New York: Routledge, page 429
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “լեարդ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy