տասն

Old ArmenianEdit

Old Armenian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : տասն (tasn)
    Ordinal : տասներորդ (tasnerord)
    Adverbial : տասնիցս (tasnicʿs)
    Multiplier : տասնակի (tasnaki)
    Collective : տասնեքին (tasnekʿin)

Alternative formsEdit

  • -տասան (-tasan) (in several compounds)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥. The -ա- (-a-) instead of -ե- (-e-) is often explained by an assimilation of *տեսան (*tesan) to տասան (tasan), but according to Martirosyan it should rather by explained by the zero-grade ordinal *dḱm̥to-.

NumeralEdit

տասն (tasn)

  1. ten
    ի տասն ամսոյնi tasn amsoynon the tenth of the month
    տասն անգամtasn angamten times
    տասն տասնtasn tasnby tens

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: տասը (tasə)

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “տասն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words]‎[1] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, 1971–1979
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M., “տասն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language]‎[2] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1836–1837
  • Fortson, Benjamin W., Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, 2010, page 385
  • Martirosyan, Hrach, Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2010, page 602
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette, “Armenian”, in Mate Kapović, editor, The Indo-European Languages (Routledge Language Family Series), 2nd edition, London, New York: Routledge, 2017, page 424
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V., “տասն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English]‎[3], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1879