գետառ

See also: Գետառ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian գետառ (getaṙ); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

գետառ (getaṙ)

  1. river-shore
  2. (dialectal) former river-bed which is ploughed
  3. (dialectal) mother river, of which a brook/rivulet branches out

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

The first component is գետ (get, river). The -առ (-aṙ) is explained by Martirosyan as meaning “to flow, stream” and derived from Proto-Indo-European *srew-, whence also առու (aṙu). See also հաւառի (hawaṙi), կաւառն (kawaṙn).

NounEdit

գետառ (getaṙ)

  1. riverbed
  2. river-shore
  3. outbranching river

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: գետառ (getaṙ)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գետառ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 205
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գետ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press