նիհար

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian նիհար (nihar).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

նիհար (nihar) (superlative ամենանիհար)

  1. thin, lean, skinny

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Persian نهار(nihâr, nahâr, detriment, loss, consumption, a wasting of the body), ناهار(nâhâr, fasting, eating nothing; hungry).

AdjectiveEdit

նիհար (nihar)

  1. thin, lean, skinny

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: նիհար (nihar)

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “նիհար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 452a
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “նիհար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “նիհար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy