սարայ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Armenian սարայ (saray), from Persian سرای(sarây); in some dialects, via Ottoman Turkish سرای(serây, saray). The sense "shed" is borrowed from Russian сара́й (saráj). Doublet of սրահ (srah).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

սարայ (saray) (dialectal)

  1. palace
    Synonym: պալատ (palat)
    • ca. 1680–1684, Baṙ girg taliani [An Armenian–Italian Dictionary published in Venice] page 54:[1]
      սարայ․ փալացցօ
      saray; pʿalacʿcʿō
      սարայ (saray) = palazzo
  2. (colloquial) shed, storage building

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Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1902), “սառայ”, in Tʿurkʿerēni azdecʿutʿiwnə hayerēni vray ew tʿurkʿerēnē pʿoxaṙeal baṙerə Pōlsi hay žołovrdakan lezuin mēǰ hamematutʿeamb Vani, Łarabałi ew Nor-Naxiǰewani barbaṙnerun [The Influence of Turkish on Armenian, and the Words Borrowed from Turkish in the Vernacular Armenian Language of Constantinople in Comparison with the Dialects of Van, Karabakh and Nor Nakhichevan] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 3) (in Armenian), Moscow, Vagharshapat: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orengo, Alessandro (2019), “Il ԲԱՌ ԳԻՐԳ ՏԱԼԻԱՆԻ Un dizionario armeno-italiano del XVII secolo”, in U. Bläsing, J. Dum-Tragut, T.M. van Lint, editors, Armenian, Hittite, and Indo-European Studies: A Commemoration Volume for Jos J.S. Weitenberg (Hebrew University Armenian Studies; 15), Leuven: Peeters, page 242