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Հայկ

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian Հայկ (Hayk).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Հայկ (Hayk)

  1. (Armenian mythology) Hayk
  2. A male given name.

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. The connection with հայ (hay, Armenian) is obvious, although there is no consensus on the nature of this relationship. Perhaps derived from հայ (hay) with the diminutive suffix -իկ (-ik).

Proper nounEdit

Հայկ (Hayk)

  1. (Armenian mythology) Hayk
  2. (astronomy) Orion

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 383