ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian էշ (ēš).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

էշ (ēš)

  1. donkey, ass
  2. (figurative) ass, jackass; idiot, dumb-ass, fool, blockhead, clot, dimwit

DeclensionEdit

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos. Doublet of հասբ (hasb). See also ձի (ji).

NounEdit

էշ (ēš)

  1. donkey, ass
    էշ մատակēš matakshe-ass, she-donkey
    կաթ իշոյkatʿ išoyass' milk
    հեծեալ յէշheceal yēšto ride on a donkey
    խանչէ, անըռկէ, զռնէ էշxančʿē, anəṙkē, zṙnē ēšthe ass brays
  2. (military) battering ram
  3. (music) bridge of a violin or other musical instrument
  4. (astronomy) two stars in the constellation of Cancer (Asellus Borealis and Asellus Australis)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: էշ (ēš)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “էշ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “էշ”, 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) , “էշ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 276