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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian համր ‎(hamr).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

համր ‎(hamr)

  1. dumb, speechless, mute

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SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

համր ‎(hamr)

  1. dumb, speechless, mute person

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. Has been compared to Middle Persian hʾmwš ‎(xāmōš, silent), whence Persian خاموش ‎(xâmuš).

AdjectiveEdit

համր ‎(hamr)

  1. dumb, speechless, mute, tongue-tied
    համր ի ծնէ‎ ― hamr i cnē ― born dumb, dumb from one's birth
    համր բնութիւնք‎ ― hamr bnutʿiwnkʿ ― babies
    համր լինել‎ ― hamr linel ― to be speechless

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

համր ‎(hamr)

  1. mute; dumb person

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “համր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “համր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “համր”, 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 382
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