ձրի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ձրի (jri); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ձրի (jri)

  1. (informal) free (of charge), gratuitous

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ձրի (jri)

  1. (informal) free (of charge), gratuitously

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed in Armenian as ձիր (jir) +‎ (-i) or inherited from Proto-Indo-European. For the semantics compare Latin gratis vs. gratia.

Noun[edit]

ձրի (jri)

  1. gift, present
  2. favor

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ձրի (jri)

  1. for nothing, gratis, free of cost, scot free, gratuitously
  2. in vain

Adjective[edit]

ձրի (jri)

  1. gratuitous, voluntary, free

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ձրի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ձրի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ձիր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “”, in Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes] (Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer; 2) (in Armenian), Yerevan: Anania Širakacʿi, pages 5–48
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 434