ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Armenian թան (tʿan), from Old Armenian թան (tʿan).

NounEdit

 
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թան (tʿan)

  1. tan (a kind of drink)

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Middle ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian թան (tʿan).

NounEdit

թան (tʿan) (genitive singular թանի)

  1. tan (a kind of drink)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: թան (tʿan)

Further readingEdit

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “թան”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *teh₂- (to melt; to flow, stream), whence also թանամ (tʿanam, to make wet). Thus, literally “wet food”. Typologically compare the dialectal Armenian թացան (tʿacʿan, dairy victuals eaten with bread) from թաց (tʿacʿ, wet).

NounEdit

թան (tʿan)

  1. soup, broth
    թան ոսպնեայtʿan ospneaypottage of lentils, lentil soup

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Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “թան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 149ab
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836), “թան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, pages 794–795
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 152
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 97
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “թան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 213a