ոլոռն

Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely borrowed from a substrate source, possibly Urartian, and related to Ancient Greek ὄλυρα (ólura), Arabic خُلَّر(ḵullar). See the latter for more.

NounEdit

ոլոռն (oloṙn)

  1. pea
    պատիճ կամ կեղեւ ոլեռանpatič kam kełew oleṙanpeascod
    նմանք են միմեանց իբր հատք ոլոռանցnmankʿ en mimeancʿ ibr hatkʿ oloṙancʿthey are as like as two peas
  2. (figuratively) large drop (of sweat, tears)
    ոլոռն ոլոռնoloṙn oloṙndrop by drop
  3. globules formed in curdled milk
  4. one grain of hail
  5. a kind of woodworm

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DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: ոլոռ (oloṙ)

Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “ոլոռն”, 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 551ab
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ոլոռն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 526
  • Mkrtčjan, N. A. (1983), “Substratnyje nazvanija rastenij v armjanskom jazyke [Substratum Plant Names in Armenian]”, in Drevnij Vostok (in Russian), issue 4, Yerevan: Academy Press, pages 31–32
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ոլոռն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy