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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian ձետ (jet), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰedos-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ձետ (jet)

  1. (archaic) tail of an animal

DeclensionEdit


Middle ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ձետ (jet), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰedos-.

NounEdit

ձետ (jet)

  1. penis

ReferencesEdit

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

Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰedos- with a semantic shift ‘rump’ → ‘tail’. Cognates include Avestan 𐬰𐬀𐬛𐬀𐬵(zadah, rump), Sanskrit हदति (hadati, to evacuate, defecate), Ancient Greek χόδανος (khódanos), χέζω (khézō), Albanian dhjes, Russian зад (zad).

NounEdit

ձետ (jet)

  1. tail (of a dog, fox, lion, etc.)
    ձետ առ ձետjet aṙ jettail to tail, one after another

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ձետ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ձետ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ձետ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 432