See also: -գին

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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian գին (gin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

գին (gin)

  1. price; cost
    բարձր գին‎ ― barjr ginhigh price
    ցածր գին‎ ― cʿacr ginlow price
    ամեն գնով‎ ― amen 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, արկանել‎ ― gin hatanel, arkanelto rate, to appreciate, to value, to estimate, to tax, to set a price on a thing
    անարգ գին հատանել‎ ― anarg gin hatanelto undervalue
    գնոյ առնուլ, գնոց ստանալ‎ ― gnoy aṙnul, gnocʿ stanalto buy, to purchase for money
    գնոյ ըմպել զջուր‎ ― gnoy əmpel zǰurto drink water that has cost money
    գնոց գնել‎ ― gnocʿ gnelto buy dearly
    բարձրացուցանել զգին‎ ― barjracʿucʿanel zginto raise, to augment the price
    նուազեցուցանել զգին‎ ― nuazecʿucʿanel zginto reduce, to lower the price
    վիճել վասն գնոյ‎ ― vičel vasn gnoyto bargain
    սովորական գին‎ ― sovorakan ginprice-current
    որոշեալ գին‎ ― orošeal ginno abatement
    գնելով գնեցից ի քէն գնոց‎ ― gnelov 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, published 1926–1935
  • 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