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Classical Armenian: sar

« leaṙn (mountain) beran (mouth) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Classical Armenian
Meaning:mountain
Source form:սար
Phonological form:sar
Gloss:
Notes:Also 'tip, end; top, summit; ascent; summit of a mountain'. Arguably an Iranian loanword (see Olsen and discussion in Martirosyan).
Cognate codes:(A)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Martirosyan, Hrach. 2010. Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon. Brill.
Pages: 570
Reliability: High
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Source: Olsen, Birgit Anette. 1999. The Noun in Biblical Armenian. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter.
Pages: 906
Reliability: High
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Source: Martirosyan, Hrach (Leiden University)
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)

Cognate coding

Cognate Class A
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Source: Martirosyan, Hrach. 2010. Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon. Brill.
Pages: 570
Reliability: High
Comment: Other scholars (Meillet p.c. apud HAB 4: 183a; Bolognesi 1986: 1-11; Olsen 1999: 906) consider the term to be an Iranian loan.