փոր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փոր (pʿor).

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Noun[edit]

փոր (pʿor)

  1. belly, abdomen
  2. stomach
    փորս ցավում էpʿors cʿavum ēmy 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 anōtʿocʿcapacity of vases
    փոր նաւիpʿor nawiship's bottom, careen
    փոր սեխիpʿor sexiseed-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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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “փոր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, pages 518—519
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “փոր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փոր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

փոր (pʿor)

  1. Alternative form of բուռ (buṙ)
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