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ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Armenian բով (bov).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

բով (bov)

  1. furnace
  2. (figuratively) furnace, crucible (a place or time of punishment, affliction, or great trial; severe experience or discipline)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Azerbaijani böv, büvə, böyə. Doublet of պո̈ւ (, ghost) and պի (pi, venomous spider) in the dialects of Constantinople and Nor Nakhijevan, borrowed from other Turkic languages.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

բով (bov)

  1. (dialectal, Karabakh) a kind of arachnid, probably camel spider
    Synonym: խըմբըրկատու (xəmbərkatu)

Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1913), “բով”, in Hayerēn gawaṙakan baṙaran [Armenian Provincial Dictionary] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 9) (in Armenian), Tiflis: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, page 202b
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 183
  • Sargsyan, Armen Yu. (2013), “բօվ”, in Łarabałi barbaṙi baṙaran [Dictionary of the Karabkh Dialect] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Edit Print, →ISBN, page 101c
  • Sargsyan, Artem et al., editors (2001), “բով”, in Hayocʿ lezvi barbaṙayin baṙaran [Dialectal Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: Hayastan, page 211a

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ačaṙyan derives from Proto-Indo-European *bʰō- or *bʰow-, from *bʰeh₁-.[1][2]

NounEdit

բով (bov)

  1. furnace
  2. crucible, melting pot
  3. censer
  4. fire
  5. smelting
  6. (in the plural) mine
  7. (figuratively) furnace, crucible (a place or time of punishment, affliction, or great trial; severe experience or discipline)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 42–43
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “բով”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 473–474

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836), “բով”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 506a
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բով”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 105a