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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian մթար (mtʿar); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

մթար (mtʿar) (superlative ամենամթար)

  1. dark

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

մթար (mtʿar)

  1. filth, dirt

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From մութ (mutʿ) +‎ -ար (-ar).

AdjectiveEdit

մթար (mtʿar)

  1. black, smutty

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

մթար (mtʿar)

  1. blearedness
  2. filth, dirt

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մթար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մթար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մթար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-ար”, in Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes] (Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer; 2) (in Armenian), Yerevan: Anania Širakacʿi, pages 5–48