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From Old Armenian մածուն ‎(macun).

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մածուն ‎(macun)

  1. matzoon

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From մած ‎(mac, glued together, curdled) +‎ -ուն ‎(-un). Typologically compare Persian ماست ‎(māst, coagulated milk, yoghurt) from ماسیدن ‎(māsīdan, to coagulate), Turkish yoğurt from yoğurmak ‎(to plasticize, knead).

NounEdit

մածուն ‎(macun)

  1. curds, curdled milk, clotted cream

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մածուն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մածուն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մած”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
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