ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian այց (aycʿ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɑjtsʰ]
  • (file)

NounEdit

այց (aycʿ)

  1. visit

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂is-sk- or *h₂oys-sk-, respectively the zero-grade and the o-grade of *h₂eys-sk-, from *h₂eys-, whence also հայց (haycʿ).[1][2][3][4]

NounEdit

այց (aycʿindeclinable

  1. visit
    այց առնել, յայց ելանելaycʿ aṙnel, yaycʿ elanelto visit, to go to see, to make a visit
  2. search; inspection, examination
    այց եւ խնդիր առնել, յայց եւ ի խնդիր ելանելaycʿ ew xndir aṙnel, yaycʿ ew i xndir elanelto search, to examine, to observe
  3. care (for), concern (for)
  4. revenge, vengeance

Usage notesEdit

The word was rarely used independently and was usually found in idioms.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

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), “այց”, 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. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “ayc‘”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 64

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: այց (aycʿ)

Further readingEdit

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