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]

  • մարխ in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR

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]

  • մարխ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • մարխ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • մարխ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • John Greppin (1991), The Survival of Ancient Anatolian and Mesopotamian Vocabulary Until the Present. In: Journal of Near Eastern Studies 50.3: 203–207