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 երգtxur ergsad 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 գիշերոյնtxur trtmutʿiwn gišeroynthe thick darkness of the night
    լրջացուցանել զտխուր գիշերնlrǰacʿucʿanel ztxur gišernto dispel that horrible darkness

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: տխուր (txur)

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 [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press