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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *ար- ‎(*ar-), from *եհար- ‎(*ehar-), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥ ‎(blood), +‎ -իւն ‎(-iwn).

NounEdit

արիւն ‎(ariwn)

  1. blood
    արիւն խաղողոյ, արիւն որթոյ‎ ― ariwn xałołoy, ariwn ortʿoy ― unpressed wine, must, wine
    արեամբ ներկել՝ շաղախել‎ ― areamb nerkel, šałaxel ― to imbue with blood, to spot with blood
    արիւն հեղուլ‎ ― ariwn hełul ― to shed blood, to kill, to wound
    արիւն հանել‎ ― ariwn hanel ― to bleed
    հոսումն արեան‎ ― hosumn arean ― hemorrhage
  2. killing, slaughter
  3. kin; kinship; kinsman
    կցորդ արեան‎ ― kcʿord arean ― consanguineous, of the same blood, related

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

The word has three combinig forms: արիւն- ‎(ariwn-), արեան- ‎(arean-) and արեն- ‎(aren-).

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ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “արիւն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “արիւն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “արիւն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “ariwn”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 138
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