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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian թանչ (tʿančʿ)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

թանչ (tʿančʿ)

  1. dysentery
    Synonym: դիզենտերիա (dizenteria)
  2. hemorrhoids
    Synonym: թութք (tʿutʿkʿ)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976), “թանչ”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: Hayastan, page 418c

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *teh₂- (to melt; to flow, stream), whence also թանամ (tʿanam, to make wet). The derivational type is obscure. Olsen tentatively suggests *teh₂y-ni-sḱi-, a secondary derivative of *teh₂y-ni-, whence թան (tʿan).

NounEdit

թանչ (tʿančʿ)

  1. dysentery

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “թանչ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 153ab
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836), “թանչ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 797a
  • 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), “թանչ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 214b