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
    նուէրքnuērkʿ ― liberality
    հաց նուիրացhacʿ nuiracʿ ― shew-bread
    արգադիր նուէրargadir nuēr ― votive-offering

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References[edit]

  • նուէր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • նուէր 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
  • նուէր 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]