սկյուռ

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Armenian[edit]

Japanese Squirrel edit2.jpg

Etymology[edit]

A modern scholarly borrowing from Ancient Greek σκίουρος (skíouros).

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Noun[edit]

սկյուռ (skyuṙ)

  1. squirrel
    Synonyms: սնճապ (snčap) [Constantinople], ոռճեճ (oṙčeč) [Moks], սվորիկ (svorik) [Bitlis, Moks]
    Hyponym: (dialectal) մկռոշ (mkṙoš)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “սկիւռ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 229–230
  • J̌axǰaxean, Manuēl (1804), “scojattolo”, in Baṙaran yitalakan lezuē i hay ew i tačik barbaṙ [Dizionario Italiano-Armeno-Turco], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 708b
  • Norayr N. Biwzandacʿi (1884), “écureuil”, in Baṙagirkʿ i gałłierēn lezuē i hayerēn [Dictionary from the French Language into Armenian], Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian Press, page 439a
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “սկիւռ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 644b