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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 ծնէhamr i cnēborn dumb, dumb from one's birth
    համր բնութիւնքhamr bnutʿiwnkʿbabies
    համր լինելhamr linelto be speechless

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NounEdit

համր (hamr)

  1. mute; dumb person

DeclensionEdit

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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