ArmenianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Armenian մատն (matn).

NounEdit

մատ (mat)

  1. finger; toe
Usage notesEdit

Has the combining form մատն- (matn-), as in Old Armenian.

DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Russian мат (mat).

NounEdit

մատ (mat)

  1. (chess) checkmate, mate
    մատ անելmat anelto mate
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Armenian մատն (matn).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

մատ (mat)

  1. (dialectal) hill
  2. (dialectal) slope
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 452
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մատն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • մատ”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980