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ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • էծ (ēc) (dialectal)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian այծ (ayc).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

այծ (ayc)

  1. goat

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (goat); cognate with Ancient Greek αἴξ (aíx), Avestan 𐬍𐬰𐬀𐬉𐬥𐬀(īzaēna, leathern) and Lithuanian ožỹs.[1][2][3][4][5] See also այծի (ayci).

NounEdit

այծ (ayc)

  1. goat (usually she-goat)

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 36–37
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “այծ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 111
  4. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 9
  5. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “ayc”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 58

Further readingEdit

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “այծ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “այծ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy