դավի

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Armenian, ultimately from Arabic دَعْوَى(daʿwā). The final (-i) probably reflects the plural construct state دَعَاوِي(daʿāwī).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

դավի (davi) (dialectal)

  1. quarrel, row, dispute
    Synonyms: վեճ (več), կռիվ (kṙiv)
  2. (law) suit, action
    Synonym: դատ (dat)
    • ca. 1680–1684, Baṙ girg taliani [An Armenian–Italian Dictionary published in Venice] page 59:[1]
      տավի․ լիթէ
      tavi; litʿē
      տավի (tavi) = lite
    • ca. 1680–1684, Baṙ girg taliani [An Armenian–Italian Dictionary published in Venice] page 59:[1]
      տավիանել[sic]․ լիթիկարէ
      tavianel[sic]; litʿikarē
      տավի անել (tavi anel) = litigare

Usage notesEdit

Often used in the collocation կռիվ-դավի (kṙiv-davi, quarrel).

DeclensionEdit

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Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “տավա”, in Tʿurkʿerēni azdecʿutʿiwnə hayerēni vray ew tʿurkʿerēnē pʿoxaṙeal baṙerə Pōlsi hay žołovrdakan lezuin mēǰ hamematutʿeamb Vani, Łarabałi ew Nor-Naxiǰewani barbaṙnerun [The Influence of Turkish on Armenian, and the Words Borrowed from Turkish in the Vernacular Armenian Language of Constantinople in Comparison with the Dialects of Van, Karabakh and Nor Nakhichevan] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 3)‎[1] (in Armenian), Moscow, Vagharshapat: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, 1902, page 331
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “դաւի”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words]‎[2] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, 1971, page 642a
  • Eduard, Hiwrmiwzean, “տաւայ”, in Baṙgirkʿ yašxarhabaṙē i grabaṙ [New Armenian – Old Armenian Dictionary]‎[3], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1869
  • դավի”, in Sargsyan, Artem et al., editors, Hayocʿ lezvi barbaṙayin baṙaran [Dialectal Dictionary of the Armenian Language]‎[4] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan, 2001–2012

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Orengo, Alessandro, “Il ԲԱՌ ԳԻՐԳ ՏԱԼԻԱՆԻ Un dizionario armeno-italiano del XVII secolo”, in U. Bläsing, J. Dum-Tragut, T.M. van Lint, editors, Armenian, Hittite, and Indo-European Studies: A Commemoration Volume for Jos J.S. Weitenberg (Hebrew University Armenian Studies; 15), Leuven: Peeters, 2019, page 245