լիր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լիր (lir).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

լիր (lir)

  1. plenitude, fullness
  2. embankment
    երկաթուղային լիրerkatʿułayin lirrailway embankment

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Adjective[edit]

լիր (lir) (superlative ամենալիր)

  1. (rare) Synonym of լի (li)

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References[edit]

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976), “լիր”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan
  • Galstyan E. H., editor (1984), “լիր”, in Hay-ṙuseren baṙaran [Armenian–Russian Dictionary], Yerevan: Academy Press

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁-r-, from *pleh₁-.

Noun[edit]

լիր (lir)

  1. plenitude, fullness
    լիր արկանելlir arkanelto fill a ditch
    լրիւ իւրովlriw iwrovtotally, entirely, completely
    ապականել, կորուսանել զերկիրն լրիւ իւրովapakanel, korusanel zerkirn lriw iwrovto lay waste the land; to desolate the land in the fulness thereof
    Տեառն է երկիր լրիւ իւրովTeaṙn ē erkir lriw iwrovthe earth is the Lord's and all that therein is

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “լիր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “լիր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “լի”, 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 309