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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the name of the Greek tribe of Ionians. Compare Ancient Greek Ἴων (Íōn), Old Persian 𐎹𐎢𐎴 (Yauna), Hebrew יוון(Yawan), Arabic يونان(Yūnān). See also Names of the Greeks.

NounEdit

յոյն (yoyn)

  1. Greek

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

յոյն (yoyn)

  1. Greek
    յոյն լեզուyoyn lezuthe Greek tongue

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DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: հույն (huyn)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “յոյն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “յոյն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy