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գին

See also: -գին

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian գին (gin); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

գին (gin)

  1. price; cost
    բարձր գինhigh price
    ցածր գինlow price
    ամեն գնովat any price/cost
  2. value, worth

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wesno- (price). Cognates include Sanskrit वस्न (vasná, price), Middle Persian [script?] (vahāk) (Persian بها (bahā, price, value)), Ancient Greek ὦνος (ônos, price), ὠνέομαι (ōnéomai), Latin vēnum (something for sale) and Hittite [script?] (wāš-, to buy).

NounEdit

գին (gin

  1. price; value
    գին հատանել, արկանելgin hatanel, arkanel — to rate, to appreciate, to value, to estimate, to tax, to set a price on a thing
    անարգ գին հատանելanarg gin hatanel — to undervalue
    գնոյ առնուլ, գնոց ստանալgnoy aṙnul, gnocʿ stanal — to buy, to purchase for money
    գնոյ ըմպել զջուրgnoy əmpel zǰur — to drink water that has cost money
    գնոց գնելgnocʿ gnel — to buy dearly
    բարձրացուցանել զգինbarjracʿucʿanel zgin — to raise, to augment the price
    նուազեցուցանել զգինnuazecʿucʿanel zgin — to reduce, to lower the price
    վիճել վասն գնոյvičel vasn gnoy — to bargain
    սովորական գինsovorakan gin — price-current
    որոշեալ գինorošeal gin — no abatement
    գնելով գնեցից ի քէն գնոցgnelov gnecʿicʿ i kʿēn gnocʿ — I will pay you the price
  2. buying, purchasing
  3. hiring price (for a ship)

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ReferencesEdit

  • գին in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գին in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գին in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Ranko Matasović (2009), A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian, Zagreb, page 8
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 213