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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian դուստր (dustr)

PronunciationEdit

  • (Eastern Armenian, standard) IPA(key): [ˈdustəɾ]
  • (file)

NounEdit

դուստր (dustr)

  1. daughter

Usage notesEdit

Colloquially աղջիկ (ałǰik, girl) is used much more often.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr. The plural դստերք (dsterkʿ) is from plural nominative *dʰugh₂téres.

NounEdit

դուստր (dustr)

  1. daughter
    դուստր եղբօր/քեռնdustr ełbōr/kʿeṙnniece
    դուստր որդւոյ/դստերdustr ordwoy/dstergrand-daughter
    դստերք քաղաքիdsterkʿ kʿałakʿivillages, suburbs
    դուստր Սիոնիdustr Sionithe old and new Church
    դուստր վերին Սիոնիdustr verin Sionithe Church triumphant

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “դուստր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “դուստր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Fortson, Benjamin W. (2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, page 387
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 244
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դուստր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy