շուրթն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The root is probably *շուր (*šur) or *շուռ (*šuṙ), whence also շուրջ (šurǰ, around).

Noun[edit]

շուրթն (šurtʿn)

  1. lip
    վերին շուրթնverin šurtʿnupper lip
    ստորին շուրթնstorin šurtʿnlower lip
    նուրբ շուրթնnurb šurtʿnsmall or thin lip
    ուռոյց շուրթնuṙoycʿ šurtʿnswelled or blubber lip
    թաւ շուրթնtʿaw šurtʿnthick lip
    կարմրերփեան շուրթնkarmrerpʿean šurtʿnrosy lips
    ունել լայնշի շրթունսunel laynši šrtʿunsto have flat lips
    ունել շրջեալ շրթունսunel šrǰeal šrtʿunsto have turned up lips
    ունել բոլորածիր շրթունսunel boloracir šrtʿunsto have well-formed lips
  2. edge, rim
    շուրթն գետոյšurtʿn getoyriverside
  3. (figuratively) tongue, word, mouth

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References[edit]

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