Old ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwis (bird).

NounEdit

հաւ (haw)

  1. bird; rooster; hen
    հաւքhawkʿpoultry
    հաւն գրգռայhawn grgṙaythe hen clucks
    եւ խօսեցաւ հաւew xōsecʿaw hawand the cock crowed
    ձագ հաւու, վառեկjag hawu, vaṙekchicken, poult
    աղբ հաւուցałb hawucʿhen-dung
    վանդակ հաւուցvandak hawucʿhen-coop
    դադարք հաւուցdadarkʿ hawucʿhen-roost, hen-house
    վաճառական հաւուցvačaṙakan hawucʿpoulterer
    վաճառանոց հաւուցvačaṙanocʿ hawucʿpoultry-market
    միս հաւուmis hawufowl
    հաւ խորովեալhaw xorovealroast fowl
Usage notesEdit

In contrast with the generic term թռչուն (tʿṙčʿun, bird, any living thing which flies), հաւ (haw) has a more complex, although smaller, semantic range which primarily includes birds which are useful to men.

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DescendantsEdit
  • Armenian: հավ (hav), հավք (havkʿ)

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “հաւ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 65–66
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1837), “հաւ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 71b
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “haw₁”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 398–399
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 17
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հաւ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, pages 395—396

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os (grandfather).

NounEdit

հաւ (haw)

  1. grandfather, ancestor
    հաւոյ հայրhawoy hayrgreat-grand-father
    հաւոյ հաւhawoy hawgreat-great-grandfather
  2. uncle (attested in some colophons)
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ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “հաւ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 66–67
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1837), “հաւ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 71b
  • Fortson, Benjamin W. (2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, page 387
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “haw₂”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 399–400
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[2] (pdf), Zagreb, page 15
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հաւ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, pages 395—396

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *p(e)h₂w- (end, edge). Cognate with Ancient Greek παύω (paúō, to stop), παῦσις (paûsis, pause) and Albanian fashë. Probably related to ագի (agi).

NounEdit

հաւ (haw)

  1. beginning, rise, origin
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ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “հաւ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 67ab
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1837), “հաւ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 71bc
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 7
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հաւ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, pages 395—396