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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian թութ (tʿutʿ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

թութ (tʿutʿ)

  1. mulberry (fruit)
    թթի արաղtʿtʿi arałmulberry vodka

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A cultural Wanderwort of uncertain ultimate origin (Iranian, Semitic and Chinese have been proposed).[1] The Armenian is probably a borrowing from Iranian: compare Persian توت (tut); or less likely from Semitic: compare Aramaic תותא (tuta), Classical Syriac ܬܘܬܐ (tuta).[2][3]

NounEdit

թութ (tʿutʿ)

  1. mulberry (fruit)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Steblin-Kamenskij, I. M. (1999) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ vaxanskovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Wakhi Language] (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Peterburgskoje Vostokovedenije, page 369
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “թութ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 202
  3. ^ 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 882

Further readingEdit

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836), “թութ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 820c
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “թութ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 229a