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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian բաղաձայն (bałajayn).

PronunciationEdit

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  • (Eastern Armenian, standard) IPA(key): [bɑʁɑˈd͡zɑjn]

NounEdit

բաղաձայն (bałajayn)

  1. (linguistics) consonant
  2. (colloquial, humorous) person with no ear for music

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AntonymsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From բաղա- (bała-, con-) +‎ ձայն (jayn, sound). Compare Ancient Greek σύμ-φωνον (súm-phōnon) and Latin cōn-sonāns, built on the same pattern.

NounEdit

բաղաձայն (bałajayn)

  1. (linguistics) consonant

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: բաղաձայն (bałajayn)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բաղաձայն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy