մեղր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մեղր (mełr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մեղր (mełr)

  1. honey

Declension[edit]

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mélid (honey). The r/u-declension is explained by the influence of Proto-Indo-European *médʰu.

Noun[edit]

մեղր (mełr)

  1. honey
    խորիսխ մեղրxorisx mełrhoneycomb

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The word has two combining forms: մեղր- (mełr-) and մեղ- (meł-).

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մեղր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մեղր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մեղր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 462