փոր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փոր (pʿor); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

փոր (pʿor)

  1. belly, abdomen
  2. stomach
    փորս ցավում էpʿors cʿavum ē ― my stomach hurts

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Origin uncertain. The sense of “abdomen” developed from the earlier sense of “cavity, hollow”, the inside of a human being perceived as one big cavity.

Noun[edit]

փոր (pʿor

  1. cavity, hollow
  2. the hollow core of things (e.g. of a ship, melon, vessel, etc)
    փոր անօթոցpʿor anōtʿocʿ ― capacity of vases
    փոր նաւիpʿor nawi ― ship's bottom, careen
    փոր սեխիpʿor sexi ― seed-pulp of melon
  3. (anatomy) belly, abdomen, paunch; womb, bowels, entrails; uterus; heart
  4. valley; province full of valleys
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Adjective[edit]

փոր (pʿor

  1. hollow, empty, void
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

փոր (pʿor

  1. Alternative form of բուռ (buṙ)
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References[edit]

  • փոր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • փոր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • փոր in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy