ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian լիր (lir).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

լիր (lir)

  1. plenitude, fullness
  2. embankment
    երկաթուղային լիրerkatʿułayin lirrailway embankment

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

լիր (lir) (superlative ամենալիր)

  1. (rare) Synonym of լի (li)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976) , “լիր”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan
  • Galstyan E. H., editor (1984) , “լիր”, in Hay-ṙuseren baṙaran [Armenian–Russian Dictionary], Yerevan: Academy Press

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁-r-, from *pleh₁-.

NounEdit

լիր (lir)

  1. plenitude, fullness
    լիր արկանելlir arkanelto fill a ditch
    լրիւ իւրովlriw iwrovtotally, entirely, completely
    ապականել, կորուսանել զերկիրն լրիւ իւրովapakanel, korusanel zerkirn lriw iwrovto lay waste the land; to desolate the land in the fulness thereof
    Տեառն է երկիր լրիւ իւրովTeaṙn ē erkir lriw iwrovthe earth is the Lord's and all that therein is

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: լիր (lir), լրիվ (lriv)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “լիր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “լիր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “լի”, 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
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 309