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ArmenianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Persian تار(târ).

NounEdit

թառ (tʿaṙ)

  1. (music) tar (Persian musical instrument)
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “թառ”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Armenian թառ (tʿaṙ).

NounEdit

թառ (tʿaṙ)

  1. roosting perch
    թառ լինելtʿaṙ linelto perch; (of humans) to sit at some high place
    թառ տալtʿaṙ talto hang from a high place
  2. (dialectal, New Julfa) shelf on a wall
DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թառ”, 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

Middle ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *tr̥s-, zero-grade of *ters- (to dry). Among the cognates compare especially Ancient Greek ταρσός (tarsós, cheese hurdle), ταρσιά (tarsiá, stake for drying figs), Old High German darra (stake for drying fruits) (German Darre).

NounEdit

թառ (tʿaṙ), nominative plural թառեր (tʿaṙer)

  1. roosting perch
  2. a bar from which fruits (e.g. grapes) are hung to dry

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: թառ (tʿaṙ)
  • Georgian: თარო (taro)
  • Udi: tʿär (roosting perch for chicken)

ReferencesEdit

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “թառ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 236a
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թառ”, 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), “թառ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “թառ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 76
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “թառ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 258b