դոն

See also: Դոն

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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

  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “դօն”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House

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

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դոն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “դոն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “դոն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 241
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