See also: Եզր

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian եզր (ezr).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

եզր (ezr)

  1. bank; shore
  2. border, edge; brink; extremity
  3. skirt, flap, lap, hem
  4. border, boundary, limit
  5. rib
  6. conclusion, finding; deduction
  7. term (word or phrase from a specialised area of knowledge)

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰ-er-, from *h₁eǵʰ- (balk, border). Cognate with Proto-Balto-Slavic *éźera (lake), Lithuanian ežià (boundary-strip), Latvian eža (balk), Russian яз (jaz, fish weir).

NounEdit

եզր (ezr)

  1. edge (of a cloth, ravine, city, etc.)
  2. shore (of a sea, river, etc.)
    • c. 600 CEc. 670 CE, Anania Širakacʿi, Yałags harcʿman ew lucman [On Questions and Solutions] 7:
      եւ երթեալ յեզր գետոյն, որու Ախուրեանն կոչեն
      ew ertʿeal yezr getoyn, oru Axureann kočʿen
      and I went to the shore of the river, which they call Axurean
  3. limit, term
  4. end
    եզր ունել, յեզր ելանելezr unel, yezr elanelto end, to terminate

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: եզր (ezr), եզերք (ezerkʿ)

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “եզր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “եզր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), 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 247
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “եզր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy