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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

արիւն (ariwn)

  1. blood
    արիւն խաղողոյ, արիւն որթոյariwn xałołoy, ariwn ortʿoyunpressed wine, must, wine
    արեամբ ներկել՝ շաղախելareamb nerkel, šałaxelto imbue with blood, to spot with blood
    արիւն հեղուլariwn hełulto shed blood, to kill, to wound
    արիւն հանելariwn hanelto bleed
    հոսումն արեանhosumn areanhemorrhage
  2. killing, slaughter
  3. kin; kinship; kinsman
    կցորդ արեանkcʿord areanconsanguineous, of the same blood, related

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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