րոպէ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ῥοπή (rhopḗ, moment). The figurative sense of “the world, the universe” in Armenian remains unexplained.

Noun[edit]

րոպէ (ropē)

  1. second; instant, moment
  2. the world, the universe

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “րոպէ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “րոպ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy