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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian թագուհի (tʿaguhi).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

թագուհի (tʿaguhi)

  1. queen
    ծաղիկների թագուհիcałikneri tʿaguhiqueen of flowers (rose)
  2. (chess) queen

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Armenian · շախմատի խաղաքար (šaxmati xałakʿar) (layout · text)
           
արքա (arkʿa) թագուհի (tʿaguhi) նավակ (navak) փիղ (pʿił) ձի (ji) զինվոր (zinvor)

Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

The original spelling is թագուրհի (tʿagurhi), borrowed wholly from Iranian, ultimately from Proto-Iranian *tāga-brθr̥yā, but the exact origin is undetermined. The first component is also found in թագ (tʿag), թագաւոր (tʿagawor). For the ending see -ուհի (-uhi).

NounEdit

թագուհի (tʿaguhi)

  1. queen
    Synonyms: արքայուհի (arkʿayuhi), բամբիշն (bambišn), դշխոյ (dšxoy), տիկնաց տիկին (tiknacʿ tikin), աշխարհատիկին (ašxarhatikin)

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: թագուհի (tʿaguhi)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “թագուհի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “թագուհի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2006), “թագուհի”, in Grabari homanišneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian Synonyms], Yerevan: University Press
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թագ”, 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