Armenian

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Etymology

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From Old Armenian սար (sar).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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սար (sar)

  1. mountain
    սար բարձրանալsar barjranalto climb a mountain

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Old Armenian

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Etymology

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Either inherited from Proto-Indo-European *ḱrh₂-e/os- (head, top) or borrowed from the Iranian cognate: compare Middle Persian 𐭫𐭥𐭩𐭱𐭤 (sar, head; top, summit; end, beginning).

Noun

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սար (sar)

  1. tip, end
  2. top, summit
  3. ascent
  4. summit of a mountain
  5. mountain

Declension

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Descendants

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  • Armenian: սար (sar)
  • Georgian: სერი (seri)

References

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  • Petrosean, Matatʻeay (1879) “սար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʻ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʻean, G., Siwrmēlean, X., Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) “սար”, in Nor baṙgirkʻ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʻeay (1979) “սար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, volume IV, Yerevan: University Press, pages 182–183
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden and Boston: Brill, pages 570–571