դոն

ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian դոն ‎(don); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

դոն ‎(don)

  1. (dialectal) kind of longish bread

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • դօն in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR

Old ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *dʰoHnéh₂. Alternatively, borrowed from Hittite [script needed] ‎(dūni-), [script needed] ‎(tunik, kind of pastry).

NounEdit

դոն ‎(don

  1. kind of bread
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Probably developed metaphorically from the sense “kind of bread”.

NounEdit

դոն ‎(don

  1. an architectural ornament/detail, probably architrave

ReferencesEdit

  • դոն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դոն 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
  • դոն 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]
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 241
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