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ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Armenian գետ (get).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

գետ (get)

  1. river
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Armenian գէտ (gēt).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

գետ (get) (traditional orthography spelling գէտ, superlative ամենագետ)

  1. (rare) knowing, having the knowledge
DeclensionEdit

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wed-os-, from *wed- (water). Cognate with Ancient Greek ὕδος (húdos, water), Sanskrit उत्स (útsa, spring, fountain). Related to Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥.

NounEdit

գետ (get)

  1. river
    • c. 600 CEc. 670 CE, Anania Širakacʿi, Yałags harcʿman ew lucman [On Questions and Solutions] 7:
      եւ երթեալ յեզր գետոյն, որու Ախուրեանն կոչեն
      ew ertʿeal yezr getoyn, oru Axureann kočʿen
      and I went to the shore of the river, which they call Axurean

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: գետ (get)

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գետ”, 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
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գետ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գետ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 18
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 205