անգի

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. According to Martirosyan, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éngʷʰis (snake) and related to օձ (ōj).

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անգի (angi)

  1. (dialectal, Karabakh) thin, emaciated
    անգի կտրելangi ktrel ― to become thin

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  • անգի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1913), Hayerēn gawaṙakan baṙaran [Armenian Provincial Word Dictionary], Tbilisi: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 9), page 95b
  • անգի in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR
  • անգի in Artem Sargsyan et al. (eds.) (2001–2012), in 7 vols, Hayocʿ lezvi barbaṙayin baṙaran [Dialectological Dictionary of the Armenian Language], Yerevan: National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, volume I, page 51a
  • “*angi” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 70