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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian անագ (anag).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

անագ (anag)

  1. tin
    Synonyms: կլայեկ (klayek), խալա (xala) (dialectal)

Usage notesEdit

In colloquial speech Russian о́лово (ólovo) is often used instead.

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hurrian *anagi (tin), from Akkadian 𒀭𒈾 (an(n)aku, tin; lead).

NounEdit

անագ (anag)

  1. tin
    օծանել՝ դրուագել անագաւōcanel, druagel anagawto tin, to cover with tin
    օծումն անագաւōcumn anagawact or employment of tinning

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: անագ (anag)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “անագ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “անագ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անագ”, 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
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 425
  • Diakonoff, Igor M. (1985), “Hurro-Urartian Borrowings in Old Armenian”, in Journal of the American Oriental Society[1], volume 105, issue 4, pages 597–603