տոռն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian տոռն (toṙn); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

տոռն (toṙn)

  1. (archaic, poetic) rope, cord, string, twine
  2. (archaic, poetic) bond, chain

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976), “տոռն”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The origin is uncertain.[1]

Noun[edit]

տոռն (toṙn)

  1. rope, cord, string, twine
    տոռն շանtoṙn šanleash
  2. (figuratively) tie, band, bond, link
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “տոռն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press

Further reading[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

According to Ačaṙean, from Proto-Indo-European *dóru (tree), because pestles were and still are made of wood.[1]

Noun[edit]

տոռն (toṙn)

  1. pestle
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “տոռն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 421b

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