տապար

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian տապար (tapar); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

տապար (tapar)

  1. axe
  2. battle axe

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Persian تبر (tabar), Middle Persian [script needed] (tabrak, axe).

Noun[edit]

տապար (tapar)

  1. axe
    դնել զտապար առ արմինdnel ztapar aṙ arminto lay the axe to the tree
  2. battle axe

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References[edit]

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