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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian որոր (oror)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

որոր (oror)

  1. seagull, gull, Larus

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Łazaryan, Ṙuben S. (2001), “որոր”, in Kendanineri anunneri hayeren-ṙuseren-latineren kargabanakan baṙaran. Girkʿ B. Tʿṙčʿunner [An Armenian–Russian–Latin Taxonomic Dictionary of Animal Names. Book II. Birds] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: Macmillan Armenia, ISBN 99930-72-64-8, § 189, page 22

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A reduplicated formation from Proto-Indo-European *h₃er-. Cognate with Proto-Indo-European *h₃érō (eagle), Middle Armenian ուրուր (urur, kite), Proto-Slavic *orь̃lъ (eagle).

NounEdit

որոր (oror)

  1. gull, Larus
    • 5th century, Bible, Leviticus 11.16
      եւ ջայլեամն, եւ բու, եւ որոր, եւ որ ինչ նման իցէ նոցա []
      ew ǰayleamn, ew bu, ew oror, ew or inčʿ nman icʿē nocʿa []
      the ostrich, the owl, the gull, and any of their kind []

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “ուրուր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 618ab
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1837), “որոր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 536a
  • Fortson, Benjamin W. (2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, page 387
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2000), “որոր”, in Tʿosunean G. B., editor, Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), volume II, Yerevan: University Press, page 350a
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “որոր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 570b