Armenian

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Etymology

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From Old Armenian ստերջ (sterǰ).

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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ստերջ (sterǰ)

  1. (of animals) sterile, barren
  2. (figuratively) fruitless, vain

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Old Armenian

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-Indo-European *steryo-, from *ster- (sterile, infertile).

Adjective

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ստերջ (sterǰ)

  1. (of animals) sterile, barren

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Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Armenian: ստերջ (sterǰ)

References

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  • Petrosean, Matatʻeay (1879) “ստերջ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʻ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʻean, G., Siwrmēlean, X., Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) “ստերջ”, in Nor baṙgirkʻ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʻeay (1971–1979) “ստերջ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 80