ծիրան

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Armenian[edit]

ծիրան

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ծիրան ‎(ciran). For the development of the sense “vulva” compare մամուխ ‎(mamux).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ծիրան ‎(ciran)

  1. apricot (fruit)
    ծիրանի ծառ‎ ― cirani caṙ ― apricot tree
  2. apricot-tree
  3. (dialectal) vulva

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Ačaṙyan, a Hurro-Urartian borrowing, together with Georgian ჭერამი ‎(č̣erami) and Abkhaz а-ҷара́м ‎(ā-č̣̍ārā́m).

Noun[edit]

ծիրան ‎(ciran)

  1. apricot (fruit)
    ծիրանի ծառ‎ ― cirani caṙ ― apricot-tree
  2. apricot-tree

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ծիրան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ծիրան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ծիրան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935