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գերան

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian գերան (geran); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

գերան (geran)

  1. beam, log

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Proto-Indo-European origin. Cognate with Proto-Celtic *wernā- (compare Breton gwern (alder, mast), Welsh gwern, Old Irish fern) and Albanian verr (alder). The form was reshaped under the influence of the suffix -ան (-an).

NounEdit

գերան (geran

  1. beam, log
  2. (meteorology) kind of meteorological phenomenon

DeclensionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  • գերան in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գերան 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
  • գերան in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 208