գին

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian գին ‎(gin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

գին ‎(gin)

  1. price; cost
    բարձր գին‎ ― barjr gin ― high price
    ցածր գին‎ ― cʿacr gin ― low price
    ամեն գնով‎ ― amen gnov ― at 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, արկանել‎ ― gin hatanel, arkanel ― to rate, to appreciate, to value, to estimate, to tax, to set a price on a thing
    անարգ գին հատանել‎ ― anarg gin hatanel ― to undervalue
    գնոյ առնուլ, գնոց ստանալ‎ ― gnoy aṙnul, gnocʿ stanal ― to buy, to purchase for money
    գնոյ ըմպել զջուր‎ ― gnoy əmpel zǰur ― to drink water that has cost money
    գնոց գնել‎ ― gnocʿ gnel ― to buy dearly
    բարձրացուցանել զգին‎ ― barjracʿucʿanel zgin ― to raise, to augment the price
    նուազեցուցանել զգին‎ ― nuazecʿucʿanel zgin ― to reduce, to lower the price
    վիճել վասն գնոյ‎ ― vičel vasn gnoy ― to bargain
    սովորական գին‎ ― sovorakan gin ― price-current
    որոշեալ գին‎ ― orošeal gin ― no abatement
    գնելով գնեցից ի քէն գնոց‎ ― gnelov gnecʿicʿ i kʿēn gnocʿ ― I will pay you the price
  2. buying, purchasing
  3. hiring price (for a ship)

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ReferencesEdit

  • գին in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գին in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գին in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Ranko Matasović (2009), A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian, Zagreb, page 8
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 213
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