անդի

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

According to J̌ahukyan, who develops the etymology proposed in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui, from անդ (and, cornfield, arable field) +‎ (-i). For the structure he compares վայր (vayr, field, uncultivated grounds) > վայրի (vayri, wild).

Noun[edit]

անդի (andi

  1. cattle
  2. cattle herd

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References[edit]

  • անդի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • անդի 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
  • անդի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Geworg J̌ahukyan (1963), Stugabanutʿyunner [Etymologies]. In: Patma-Banasirakan Handes 1963, No. 4: 85–98, page 89
  • “andi” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 77