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ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian առէջ (aṙēǰ). For the botanical sense “stamen” compare Latin stamen (warp in an upright loom, thread).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Eastern Armenian, standard) IPA(key): [ɑˈrɛt͡ʃʰ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ա‧ռէջ

NounEdit

առէջ (aṙēǰ)

  1. threads running along the length of cloth, warp
  2. (botany) stamen
  3. twigs that are used to make the basic woven framework of baskets
  4. shuttle
  5. spindle
  6. cylindrical part of the loom made of a reed

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From առ (aṙ) +‎ էջ- (ēǰ-), the root of իջանեմ (iǰanem, to go down); the threads gradually go down during the weaving process.

NounEdit

առէջ (aṙēǰ)

  1. threads running along the length of cloth, warp (figuratively also used for a spider web)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “առէջ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “առէջ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “առէջ”, 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
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “aṙēǰ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 110