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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian թան(tʿan).

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թան (tʿan)

  1. tan (a drink made of yoghurt and water similar to airan and doogh)

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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).

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թան (tʿan)

  1. soup, broth
    թան ոսպնեայ‎ ― tʿan ospneaypottage of lentils, lentil soup

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ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “թան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, 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