հրապար

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Parthian, composed of Proto-Iranian *fra- (to, toward, forth) and Parthian pʾd (pāδ, foot).

Noun[edit]

հրապար (hrapar)

  1. rope, tie

Usage notes[edit]

The word is a hapax legomenon.

References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “հրապար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հրապար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “aṙapar”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 103