նուէր

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *nivēδ, from *ni-waid-, from *ni- ‎(down) + *waid- ‎(to know); see the latter for more.

Noun[edit]

նուէր ‎(nuēr)

  1. (religion) offer, offering, present, oblation; libation; firstfruits; sacrifice
    նուէրք‎ ― nuērkʿ ― liberality
    հաց նուիրաց‎ ― hacʿ nuiracʿ ― shew-bread
    արգադիր նուէր‎ ― argadir nuēr ― votive-offering

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “նուէր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “նուէր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “նուէր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935