մոխիր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մոխիր (moxir).

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մոխիր (moxir)

  1. ash (remains of a fire)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

մոխիր (moxir)

  1. ash (remains of a fire)
    օր մոխրոցōr moxrocʿAsh-Wednesday
    փոխարկումն ի մոխիրpʿoxarkumn i moxircineration, incineration
    մոխիր լինելmoxir linelto burn or reduce to ashes
    ի մոխիր եւ յաճիւն դարձուցանելi moxir ew yačiwn darjucʿanelto incinerate, to reduce to ashes; to lay in ashes, to waste or desolate
    ապաշխարել մոխրովapašxarel moxrovto do penance
    հուր ծածկեալ ընդ մոխրովhur cackeal ənd moxrovfire lies under the ice; there is fire lurking under the ashes

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մոխիր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մոխիր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մոխիր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press