մուն

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian մուն (mun).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

մուն (mun)

  1. (dialectal) small louse or the like
  2. (dialectal) a kind of small fly
  3. (dialectal) tick
  4. itch, fleshworm

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *musno-, a derivative of *mus- (fly, midge). Cognates include Ancient Greek μυῖα (muîa), Lithuanian musė̃, Russian муха (muxa), Latin musca. For the sense development ‘an insect, gnat, louse’ > ‘itch’ compare Ancient Greek ψώρα (psṓra, itch; moth).

NounEdit

մուն (mun)

  1. gnat, midge
  2. itch
    • 5th century, Bible, Deuteronomy 28.27:[1]
      Հարցէ զքեզ տէր կեղով եգիպտացոցն եւ թանչիւք եւ զայրացեալ քոսով, և մնով, զի մի կարասցես բժշկել։
      Harcʿē zkʿez tēr kełov egiptacʿocʿn ew tʿančʿiwkʿ ew zayracʿeal kʿosov, ew mnov, zi mi karascʿes bžškel.
      • Translation by New English Translation of the Septuagint
        May the Lord strike you with an Egyptian festering sore in the seats and with severe itch and scratching so that you cannot be healed.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: մուն (mun)
  • Georgian: მუნი (muni)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մուն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մուն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մուն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1], Zagreb, page 8
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “mun”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 485
  1. ^ Cox, Claude E. (1981) The Armenian translation of Deuteronomy (Armenian texts and studies; 2), University of Pennsylvania: Scholars Press, pages 184