Armenian edit

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Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian լամպար (lampar).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

լամպար (lampar) (dated)

  1. lamp, torch

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek λαμπάς (lampás), genitive λαμπάδος (lampádos). In light of the (-r), the borrowing must have happened via Northwestern Iranian, as in կաղապար (kałapar).[1][2][3] Doublet of լամբատք (lambatkʿ).

Noun edit

լամպար (lampar)

  1. lamp, torch

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References edit

  1. ^ Meillet, Antoine (1911–1912) “Sur les mots iraniens empruntés par l’arménien”, in Mémoires de la Société de Linguistique de Paris (in French), volume 17, page 248
  2. ^ Meillet, Antoine (1920–1921) “De l’influence parthe sur la langue arménienne”, in Revue des Études Arméniennes (in French), volume 1, page 11
  3. ^ Bolognesi, Giancarlo (1960) Le fonti dialettali degli imprestiti iranici in armeno (Pubblicazioni dell’Università cattolica del Sacro cuore. Serie 3: Scienze filologiche e letteratura; 1), Milano: Società Editrice Vita e Pensiero, pages 66, 67

Further reading edit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973) “լամբար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, volume II, Yerevan: University Press, pages 262–263
  • Awetikʿean, G., Siwrmēlean, X., Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) “ղամբար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G., Siwrmēlean, X., Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) “լամբար”, 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 351
  • 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 884
  • Petrosean, Matatʿeay (1879) “ղամբար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy