Reconstruction:Old Armenian/հուռ-

See also: հուռ
This Old Armenian entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Old ArmenianEdit


According to Martirosyan possibly from Proto-Indo-European *sōr-s-, from *ser-.


*հուռ- (*huṙ-)

  1. probably gilded, adorned by gems, linked together in a series, encrusted, embroidered or the like

Usage notesEdit

The meaning “hem of a skirt, lap”, reconstructed by Ačaṙean and Aṙjeṙn baṙaran, is probably wrong.

Derived termsEdit


  • Armenian: հուռ (huṙ)


  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 426
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հուռն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awgerean, Mkrtičʿ (1865), “հուռն”, in Aṙjeṙn baṙaran haykaznean lezui [Pocket Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), corrected and expanded by Grigor Čēlalean, 2nd edition, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy