Armenian word Dur (Doors) in different languages of the world

The ancient (Grabar) Armenian word Dur means door. In Armenian, the word is dhur from the root of the word dheur. In Greek θυρα, Old Breton, korn – dor, ancient German turi, Lithuanian durìs, Old Slavic dveri “door” in English door.

Parpetsi compared the door with a “servant”, Yeghishe with “deep chambers”, Buzand with a “passage in the rocks”, etc.

The photo shows the door of the Sevan monastery – 1486.

Sukias Torosyan Translation Art-A-Tsolum




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