քուրայ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Syriac ܟܘܪܐ (kūrāʼ, melting pot; furnace).

Noun[edit]

քուրայ (kʿuray)

  1. crucible, melting pot; cupel; furnace where metal is melted
  2. furnace in a bathhouse
  3. a bowl where earthen vessels are baked

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References[edit]

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