այգ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian այգ (ayg); see below.

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այգ (ayg)

  1. (poetic) daybreak, dawn, morning
  2. (figuratively) dawn (of), outset (of), start (of)
  3. (figuratively) youth

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Armenian *aygo-, from *awyo-, from *aw(h)i-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ws-s-i, locative singular of *h₂éwsōs (dawn).

Noun[edit]

այգ (ayg

  1. morning
    ընդ այգն, յայգուէ, ընդ այգս այգուն, այգուն/այգուցնənd aygn, yayguē, ənd aygs aygun, aygun/aygucʿn ― at day-break, at the dawn of day, in the morning
    այգ լինելayg linel ― to dawn

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References[edit]

  • այգ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • այգ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • այգ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “ayg” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 54