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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian տապ (tap); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

տապ (tap)

  1. heat, fervor

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Iranian. Compare Middle Persian tp (tab, fever). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tépos (heat, warmth); see there for more.

NounEdit

տապ (tap)

  1. heat, ardour, warmth, solar heat
  2. inflammation
  3. overexcitement
  4. (Greek style) foaming or frothing of the sea, storm

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ReferencesEdit

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