See also: -եւ and և

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ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɛv], (word-initially or separately) IPA(key): [jɛv]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From ե + ւ. The typographical variant և (ew) is a ligature of these two symbols.

LetterEdit

եւ

  1. The 37th letter of Armenian alphabet according to Reformed Orthography. Represents [ɛv] (but [jɛv] word-initially and separately). Transliterated as ew.
Usage notesEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Armenian եւ (ew).

Alternative formsEdit

  • յեվ (yev) (reformed orthography spelling in 1922–1940)

ConjunctionEdit

եւ (ew)

  1. (somewhat formal) and
SynonymsEdit

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁epi (at, near).

ConjunctionEdit

եւ (ew)

  1. and; also, likewise
    եւ ..., եւ ...‎ ― ew ..., ew ...both ... and ...
    եւ ոչ‎ ― ew očʿneither, no, nor
    ոչ մին եւ ոչ միւսն‎ ― očʿ min ew očʿ miwsnneither; neither one nor the other
    եւ երիտասարդ եւ ծերք‎ ― ew eritasard ew cerkʿboth young and old
    եւ այլն‎ ― ew aylnet cetera, and so on
    եւ այն զի, եւ այս զի‎ ― ew ayn zi, ew ays zithe more so
    եւ արդ‎ ― ew ardnow, then
    եւ եւս‎ ― ew ewsalso, more, over, still, moreover, likewise
    եւ զի, եւ քանզի‎ ― ew zi, ew kʿanzisince, because
    չեւ, չեւ եւս‎ ― čʿew, čʿew ewsnot yet; not till now
    չեւ տեսեալ‎ ― čʿew tesealbefore seeing

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: եւ (ew)

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “եւ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “եւ”, 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 386
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 10
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “եւ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy