Armenian edit

Alternative forms edit

  • էդ (ēd), էտ (ēt)dialectal, colloquial

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian այդ (ayd). The dialectal forms are inherited.

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

այդ (ayd)

  1. that (close to the listener)
    Տու՛ր ինձ այդ գիրքը։Túr inj ayd girkʿə.Give me that book (which is near you).

Usage notes edit

այդ and դա (da) form a pronoun-determiner pair. See այս (ays) for more details.

Derived terms edit

See also edit

Old Armenian edit

Etymology edit

From the demonstrative particle *այ- (*ay-) +‎ *դո- (*do-). For the first see այն (ayn).

Pronoun edit

այդ (ayd)

  1. (demonstrative) that (near the 2nd person)

Declension edit

Synonyms edit

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Armenian: այդ (ayd), ատ (at)

See also edit

References edit

  • Petrosean, Matatʿeay (1879), “այդ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “այդ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “այդ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Abrahamyan, Ašot (1976) Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian]‎[1] (in Armenian), 4th edition, Yerevan: Luys
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 107