տիկին

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian տիկին (tikin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

տիկին (tikin)

  1. married woman; lady, madam
    տիկնայք և պարոնայքtiknaykʿ ew paronaykʿladies and gentlemen
  2. (form of address) Mrs., madame, ma'am
    տիկին Ռոբինսոնtikin ṘobinsonMrs. Robinson.
    Synonym: տ-ն (t-n)
  3. wife

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DescendantsEdit

  • Georgian: ტიკინი (ṭiḳini)

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *տի- (*ti-, of the house) +‎ կին (kin, woman). The first component is also found in տէր (tēr) and տի-եզերք (ti-ezerkʿ) and is inherited from Proto-Indo-European *déms, the genitive of *dṓm (house).

NounEdit

տիկին (tikin)

  1. lady, woman
    տիկնանց տիկինtiknancʿ tikinqueen
    տիկին երկնիցtikin erknicʿ(figuratively) queen of heaven, moon
    տիկին վանացtikin vanacʿsuperioress, abbess

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ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “տիկին”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 406ab
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “տիկին”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Meillet, Antoine (1898), “Letto-Slavica”, in Mémoires de la Société de Linguistique de Paris (in French), volume 10, page 138 of 135–142
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 671
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “տիկին”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy