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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian գին (gin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

գին (gin)

  1. price; cost
    բարձր գինbarjr ginhigh price
    ցածր գինcʿacr ginlow price
    ամեն գնովamen gnovat any price/cost
  2. value, worth

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wesno- (price). Cognates include Sanskrit वस्न (vasná, price), Middle Persian whʾk' (wahāg, trading; value), Persian بها (bahâ, price, value), Ancient Greek ὦνος (ônos, price), ὠνέομαι (ōnéomai), Latin vēnum (something for sale) and Hittite [script needed] (wāš-, to buy).

NounEdit

գին (gin)

  1. price; value
    գին հատանել, արկանելgin hatanel, arkanelto rate, to appreciate, to value, to estimate, to tax, to set a price on a thing
    անարգ գին հատանելanarg gin hatanelto undervalue
    գնոյ առնուլ, գնոց ստանալgnoy aṙnul, gnocʿ stanalto buy, to purchase for money
    գնոյ ըմպել զջուրgnoy əmpel zǰurto drink water that has cost money
    գնոց գնելgnocʿ gnelto buy dearly
    բարձրացուցանել զգինbarjracʿucʿanel zginto raise, to augment the price
    նուազեցուցանել զգինnuazecʿucʿanel zginto reduce, to lower the price
    վիճել վասն գնոյvičel vasn gnoyto bargain
    սովորական գինsovorakan ginprice-current
    որոշեալ գինorošeal ginno abatement
    գնելով գնեցից ի քէն գնոցgnelov gnecʿicʿ i kʿēn gnocʿI will pay you the price
  2. buying, purchasing
  3. hiring price (for a ship)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գին”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գին”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գին”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 8
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 213