հարիսա

ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic هَرِيسَة ‎(harīsa, a kind of thick pottage). Folk etymology explains the word as հարի՛ սա ‎(harí sa, churn this!).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

հարիսա ‎(harisa) ‎(traditional orthography spelling հարիսայ)

  1. harissa

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • հերիսայ 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]
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