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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian պատկեր (patker).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

պատկեր (patker)

  1. portrait; picture; likeness, resemblance, image
  2. (geometry) figure, shape
  3. (religion) icon

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian 𐭯𐭲𐭪𐭫 (patkar, pahikar), with the same meaning. Compare Persian پیکر (paikar) and Old Persian [script needed] (patikarā), composed of [script needed] (patiy, against) and [script needed] (kar-, to do, make).

NounEdit

պատկեր (patker)

  1. icon, image, effigy; painting, picture, representation; likeness, figure, portrait; statue, idol; sight, visage, face; design, project, plan; type, symbol; doll
    ընդ պատկերիənd patkeriin the image of, in the likeness of
    պատկերքpatkerkʿthe Divine Person
    պատկեր աւուրնpatker awurnthe day of the week or month; hymn for the day
    գեղեցիկ պատկերաւgełecʿik patkerawof fine presence, of noble aspect
    ի սոյն պատկերi soyn patkerin this way or manner

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “պատկեր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “պատկեր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “պատկեր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935