Armenian edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Armenian գետ (get).

Noun edit

գետ (get)

  1. river
Declension edit
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Old Armenian գէտ (gēt).

Adjective edit

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

  1. (rare) knowing, having the knowledge
Declension edit

Old Armenian edit

Etymology edit

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.

Noun edit

գետ (get)

  1. river
    • 7th century, 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

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Armenian: գետ (get)

References edit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գետ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a 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, Matatʿeay (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], Zagreb, page 18
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden and Boston: Brill, page 205