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ArmenianEdit

Armenian ordinal numbers
1-ին 2-րդ  > 
    Cardinal : մեկ (mek)
    Ordinal : առաջին (aṙaǰin)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian առաջին (aṙaǰin); see below.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɑrɑˈtʃʰin]
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NumeralEdit

առաջին (aṙaǰin)

  1. (ordinal) first

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

առաջին (aṙaǰin) (superlative ամենաառաջին)

  1. first, earliest

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Old Armenian ordinal numbers
1st 2nd  > 
    Cardinal : մի (mi)
    Ordinal : առաջին (aṙaǰin)

EtymologyEdit

From առաջ (aṙaǰ) +‎ -ին (-in).

NumeralEdit

առաջին (aṙaǰin)

  1. (ordinal) first
    յառաջնմէ, յառաջնումyaṙaǰnmē, yaṙaǰnumbefore, at first
    զառաջինzaṙaǰinfirst, chief, principal
    զառաջինն/զառաջինսնzaṙaǰinn/zaṙaǰinsnfirst, at first, at first sight; originally

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AdjectiveEdit

առաջին (aṙaǰin)

  1. prior, antecedent; ancient, primitive, chief; previous, original; precocious
    առաջինքaṙaǰinkʿancestors, predecessors; the ancients

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AdverbEdit

առաջին (aṙaǰin)

  1. in the first place

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “առաջին”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “առաջին”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աջ”, 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
  • Abrahamyan, Ašot (1976) Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), 4th edition, Yerevan: Luys