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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle Armenian գոս (gos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

գոս (gos)

  1. kettledrum

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976), “գոս”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan

Middle ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian کوس(kōs).

Not connected with գուսան (gusan), despite Bailey 1934. It should be borne in mind, that Middle Armenian գ (g) represents /kʰ/.

NounEdit

գոս (gos) (nominative plural գոսեր)

  1. kettledrum
    գոսերս գոչելgosers gočʿelto beat the kettledrum

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “գոս”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գոս”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գոս”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “գոս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 2ab
  • Bailey, H. W. (1934), “Iranica (II)”, in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society[1], issue 3, page 515
  • Bailey, H. W. (1979) Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, page 64a
  • Asatrjan, G. S. (2013), “Parfjanskoje gōsān [Parthian gōsān]”, in Toxtasʹjev S. R., Lurʹje P. B., editors, Commentationes Iranicae. Sbornik statej k 90-letiju Vladimira Aronoviča Livšica[2] (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Nestor-Istorija, →ISBN, page 103