խմոր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խմոր (xmor, leaven, ferment, yeast).

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խմոր (xmor)

  1. dough

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root խում- (xum-, leavening, fermentation) +‎ -որ (-or). The root is found in անխում (anxum, unleavened) and խմեալ (xmeal, leavened) and is borrowed from Classical Syriac ܚܡܥ (ḥma, to ferment, to become light by the action of leaven or yeast), of native Semitic origin: compare Aramaic ܚܡܥ/חמע (xmʿ, to ferment, to leaven), Hebrew root ח־מ־ץ (kh-m-ts) and Arabic حمض (ḥamḍ, to sour, acidify).

Noun[edit]

խմոր (xmor)

  1. leaven, ferment, yeast
  2. (figuratively) religious sect

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References[edit]

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