ArmenianEdit

Armenian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ութ (utʿ)
    Ordinal : ութերորդ (utʿerord)
    Multiplier : ութակի (utʿaki)
    Distributive : ութական (utʿakan)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ութ (utʿ); see below.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

ութ (utʿ)

  1. eight

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Old Armenian cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : ութ (utʿ)
    Ordinal : ութերորդ (utʿerord)
    Adverbial : ութիցս (utʿicʿs)
    Collective : ութեքին (utʿekʿin)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Armenian *owtu-, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. The failed palatalization of *ḱ is generally explained as a result of the analogy with եւթն (ewtʿn, seven), seen also in Ancient Greek ὀπτώ (optṓ).

NumeralEdit

ութ (utʿ)

  1. eight
    յամի տեառն հազար ութ հարիւր եօթանասուն եւ ութyami teaṙn hazar utʿ hariwr eōtʿanasun ew utʿin the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and seventy eight

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: ութ (utʿ)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ութ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ութ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ութ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a 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 631
  • Kortlandt, Frederik (2003) Armeniaca: comparative notes, with an appendix on the historical phonology of Classical Armenian by Robert S. P. Beekes, Ann Arbor: Caravan Books, page 184