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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian բերրի (berri); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

բերրի (berri) (superlative ամենաբերրի)

  1. fruitful, fertile

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-, whence բերեմ (berem).[1][2] The suffix -րի (-ri) could be from *-riyo-.[3] See also բերիւր (beriwr).

AdjectiveEdit

բերրի (berri)

  1. fruitful, fertile

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 40–41
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բերրի”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-րի”, in Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes] (Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer; 2) (in Armenian), Yerevan: Anania Širakacʿi, pages 5–48

Further readingEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բերրի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բերրի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy