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բարձր

բարձր

Armenian

Adjective

բարձր (barjr) (superlative ամենաբարձր)

  1. high, tall, elevated
    բարձր շենքbarjr šenkʿ ― high building
    բարձր սարbarjr sar ― high mountain
  2. loud (of voice)
    բարձր ձայնbarjr jayn ― loud voice
  3. (figuratively) sublime, grand, eminent

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Adverb

բարձր (barjr)

  1. high; high up
  2. loudly; aloud

Old Armenian

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰr̥ǵʰu-r-, from *bʰerǵʰ-. The form -բերձ (-berj) found in compounds is directly from *bʰerǵʰ-. Related to բառնամ (baṙnam).

Adjective

բարձր (barjr)

  1. high, elevated
    ի բարձուէi barjuē ― from above
    հոսել ի բարձուէhosel i barjuē ― to fling, to throw from above
    ի ձայն բարձր, բարձր ձայնիւ, ձայնիւ բարձուi jayn barjr, barjr jayniw, jayniw barju ― aloud, loudly
    բարձր առնելbarjr aṙnel ― to elevate, to raise on high
    բարձր քանդակbarjr kʿandak ― relief, basso-rilievo
  2. (figuratively) sublime, eminent, great, excellent
    բարձր առնելbarjr aṙnel ― to magnify, to exalt
    բարձր լինիմbarjr linim ― to be elevated, glorified
    ճանաչեմ զբարձունսčanačʿem zbarjuns ― to know sublime or profound things
    սեղան բարձրsełan barjr ― splendid, sumptuous dinner, banquet
    բարձր ոճbarjr oč ― elevated style

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Noun

բարձր (barjr)

  1. (usually in the plural) height, top, summit, eminence, elevation; heaven
    թագաւոր բարձանցtʿagawor barjancʿ ― king of heaven
    թռչունք բարձանցtʿṙčʿunkʿ barjancʿ ― birds of air

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References

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), բարձր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), բարձր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), բառնալ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “barjr”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 171
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), բարձր”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5