Last modified on 27 December 2013, at 11:14

համր

ArmenianEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian համր (hamr).

AdjectiveEdit

համր (hamr)

  1. dumb, speechless, mute

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

համր (hamr)

  1. dumb, speechless, mute person

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. Has been compared to Middle Persian [script?] (xāmōš, silent).

AdjectiveEdit

համր (hamr

  1. dumb, speechless, mute, tongue-tied
    համր ի ծնէhamr i cnē ― born dumb, dumb from one's birth
    համր բնութիւնքhamr bnutʿiwnkʿ ― babies
    համր լինելhamr linel ― to be speechless

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

համր (hamr

  1. mute; dumb person

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • համր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • համր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • համր 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
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 382