որբ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian որբ (orb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

որբ (orb)

  1. orphan

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Adjective[edit]

որբ (orb)

  1. orphaned

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃órbʰos (orphan).

Noun[edit]

որբ (orb)

  1. orphan, orphan boy or girl
    որբ մնալ ի հօրէorb mnal i hōrēto lose one's father
    որբ մնալ ի մօրէorb mnal i mōrēto lose one's mother

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Adjective[edit]

որբ (orb)

  1. derelict, desolate, abandoned, destitute
    որբ մնալ յումեքէorb mnal yumekʿēto be bereaved, to remain desolate

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References[edit]

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