մարխ

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մարխ (marx); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մարխ (marx)

  1. the easily kindled resin of coniferous trees
  2. quickly igniting resinous wood
  3. Swiss pine (Pinus cembra)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “մարխ”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Persian مرخ (marx) and Kurdish merx (a variety of juniper). All possibly continuing Hurrian [script needed] (māḫri), which is an arboreal term.

Noun[edit]

մարխ (marx)

  1. a type of a resinous conifer
  2. quickly igniting resinous wood

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մարխ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մարխ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մարխ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Greppin, John A. C. (1991), “The Survival of Ancient Anatolian and Mesopotamian Vocabulary Until the Present”, in Journal of Near Eastern Studies[1], volume 50, issue 3, pages 203–207