համր

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

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • համր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • համր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • համր in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 382
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