Last modified on 12 January 2015, at 22:40

երեկ

See also: երէկ

ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian երէկ (erēk).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

երեկ (erek) (traditional orthography spelling երէկ)

  1. yesterday
    ես երեկ տանը չէիes erek tanə čʿēi ― I wasn’t home yesterday

AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

երեկ (erek) (traditional orthography spelling երէկ)

  1. yesterday, the day before today

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁régʷos. The word երէկ (erēk, yesterday) etymologically belongs here.

NounEdit

երեկ (erekindeclinable

  1. evening
    ընդ, առ երեկսənd, aṙ ereks ― about or towards evening, at the close of day
    յերեկս կոյսyereks koys ― towards evening
    դարձաւ օրն յերեկսdarjaw ōrn yereks ― the daylight fades, the day wanes, the day is going down
    որպէս/իբրեւ յերեկն եւ յեռանդնorpēs/ibrew yerekn ew yeṙandn ― as heretofore
    ընդ երեկս էənd ereks ē ― it grows late
  2. west
    յերեկս կոյսyereks koys ― to the west
  3. the evening star (Venus)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • երեկ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • երեկ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • երեկ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 261