ռնգեղջիւր

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ռունգն (ṙungn) +‎ եղջիւր (ełǰiwr). Calque of Ancient Greek ῥινόκερως (rhinókerōs), composed of ῥίς (rhís, nose) + κέρας (kéras, horn).

Noun[edit]

ռնգեղջիւր (ṙngełǰiwr)

  1. rhinoceros

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References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ռնգեղջիւր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ռնգեղջիւր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy