մածուն

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian մածուն (macun).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

մածուն (macun)

  1. matzoon

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From մած (mac, glued together, curdled) +‎ -ուն (-un). Typologically compare Persian ماست (māst, coagulated milk, yoghurt) from ماسیدن (māsīdan, to coagulate), Turkish yoğurt from yoğurmak (to plasticize, knead).

NounEdit

մածուն (macun

  1. curds, curdled milk, clotted cream

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • մածուն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • մածուն 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
  • մած in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
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