շուրթն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

շուրթն (šurtʿn)

  1. lip
    վերին շուրթն‎ ― verin šurtʿnupper lip
    ստորին շուրթն‎ ― storin šurtʿnlower lip
    նուրբ շուրթն‎ ― nurb šurtʿnsmall or thin lip
    ուռոյց շուրթն‎ ― uṙoycʿ šurtʿnswelled or blubber lip
    թաւ շուրթն‎ ― tʿaw šurtʿnthick lip
    կարմրերփեան շուրթն‎ ― karmrerpʿean šurtʿnrosy lips
    ունել լայնշի շրթունս‎ ― unel laynši šrtʿunsto have flat lips
    ունել շրջեալ շրթունս‎ ― unel šrǰeal šrtʿunsto have turned up lips
    ունել բոլորածիր շրթունս‎ ― unel boloracir šrtʿunsto have well-formed lips
  2. edge, rim
    շուրթն գետոյ‎ ― šurtʿn 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, published 1926–1935
  • 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