ArmenianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Armenian դար (dar).

NounEdit

դար (dar)

  1. century, 100 years
  2. age, epoch
    միջին դարերmiǰin darerMiddle Ages
    քարի դարkʿari darStone Age
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Armenian դար (dar).

NounEdit

դար (dar)

  1. hill, hillock, knoll
DeclensionEdit

Old ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

A Semitic borrowing: compare Akkadian 𒁕𒅈 (da-ar /dāru/, continually, ever, forever; era, eternity, time, century), Ugaritic 𐎄𐎗 (dr, cycle, generation), Aramaic דָּרָא(dārā), Classical Syriac ܕܪܐ(dārā, age, century).

NounEdit

դար (dar)

  1. age, long period of time of 100, 1000 or unspecified number of years
    ոսկի, ոսկեղինիկ դարoski, oskełinik darthe Golden Age
    միջին դարmiǰin darthe Middle Ages
    ի մերում դարուi merum daruin our times
    դարուց ի դարսdarucʿ i darsfrom age to age, for ever and ever
  2. generation
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Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Armenian: դար (dar)
  • Cappadocian Greek: ταρὸς (taròs)
  • ? Georgian: დარი (dari)

Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971) , “դար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 631
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “դար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 22
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period]‎[1] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 477
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 931
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “դար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from an Iranian descendant of Proto-Iranian *dā́raH, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰerh₃-: compare Avestan 𐬛𐬁𐬭𐬁(dārā, cutting edge, blade), Sanskrit धारा (dhā́rā, edge, blade), Pashto لور(lor, side, direction)

NounEdit

դար (dar)

  1. brink, steep place
    1. height, hill, eminence, precipice
      Synonym: բարձրաւանդակ (barjrawandak)
    2. headland, promontory, cape
      Synonym: հրուանդան (hruandan)
    3. bank
      դարիւ եւ դարիւ գալdariw ew dariw galto come, to flow in many waves or surges
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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971) , “դար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 631–632
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “դար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Bolognesi, Giancarlo (1962) , “Rapporti lessicali tra l’armeno e l’iranico [Lexical relations between Armenian and Iranian]”, in Istituto Lombardo di Scienze e Lettere, Rendiconti, Classe di lettere e scienze morali e storiche (in Italian), volume 96, Milano, pages 253–255
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 876
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “դար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy