քոյր

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Noun[edit]

քոյր (kʿoyr)

  1. sister
  2. nun
Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The word has the following combining forms: քոյր- (kʿoyr-), քեռ- (kʿeṙ-), քուր- (kʿur-), քոր- (kʿor-), քուեր- (kʿuer-).

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References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “քոյր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “քոյր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Fortson, Benjamin W. (2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, pages 387, 388
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “քոյր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy