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ArmenianEdit

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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

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հերիսայ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
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