տխուր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian տխուր ‎(txur); see it for more.

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Adjective[edit]

տխուր ‎(txur) ‎(superlative ամենատխուր)

  1. sad, melancholy, sorrowful
    տխուր երգ‎ ― txur erg ― sad song
  2. sad, cheerless, doleful, dismal

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Adverb[edit]

տխուր ‎(txur)

  1. sadly, sorrowfully

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

տխուր ‎(txur)

  1. cheerless, sad, afflicted, grieved, gloomy, sorrowful, melancholy
  2. sullen, morose, surly, peevish
  3. sombre, gloomy, dismal, dull, dark, obscure
    տխուր տրտմութիւն գիշերոյն‎ ― txur trtmutʿiwn gišeroyn ― the thick darkness of the night
    լրջացուցանել զտխուր գիշերն‎ ― lrǰacʿucʿanel ztxur gišern ― to dispel that horrible darkness

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “տխուր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “տխուր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “տխուր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935