գնդաձեւ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian գնդաձեւ (gndajew).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

գնդաձեւ (gndajew)

  1. spherical, globular

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

գունդ (gund) +‎ -ա- (-a-) +‎ ձեւ (jew)

AdjectiveEdit

գնդաձեւ (gndajew)

  1. spherical, globular
    • second half of 5th century or 6th century, Girkʿ Pitoyicʿ [Book of Chries] X:[1]
      Իսկ տեսականքն, որ սոսկ զտեսութիւնն ունին, որպիսի․ «եթէ գնդաձեւ՞ իցէ երկին», «եթէ հոգի անմա՞հ»։
      Isk tesakankʿn, or sosk ztesutʿiwnn unin, orpisi; “etʿē gndajew? icʿē erkin”, “etʿē hogi anma?h”.
Usage notesEdit

In the Book of Chries, translates Ancient Greek σφαιροειδής (sphairoeidḗs).[2]

Alternative formsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Armenian: գնդաձեւ (gndajew)

Further readingEdit

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “գնդաձեւ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “գնդաձեւ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Muradyan, Gohar (1993) Girkʿ pitoyicʿ [Book of Chreia]‎[1], critical text with introduction and commentary, Yerevan: Academy Press, page 221, lines 14–16
  2. ^ Muradyan, Gohar (2005) Physiologus: The Greek and Armenian Versions with a Study of Translation Technique (Hebrew University Armenian Studies; 6)‎[2], Leuven – Paris – Dudley: Peeters, page 63

Etymology 2Edit

գինդ (gind) +‎ -ա- (-a-) +‎ ձեւ (jew)

AdjectiveEdit

գնդաձեւ (gndajew)

  1. of winding or spiral form

Further readingEdit