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ArmenianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronounEdit

նրան (nran)

  1. him
  2. her (objective form)
  3. it (objective form)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Armenian նրան (nran); see it for more.

NounEdit

նրան (nran)

  1. dagger
  2. dirk
DeclensionEdit

Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Parthian *niδān, from Proto-Iranian *ni-dāna-, from the prefix *ni- (down) + *dā- (to cut). See դանակ (danak) for more.

NounEdit

նրան (nran)

  1. a kind of a dagger or a short sword

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “նրան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “նրան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “նրան”, 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
  • Perixanjan, A. G. (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 67