անիւ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nēbʰ- (navel, nave), with a semantic shift “navel” > “wheel”, as if “furnished with a nave”; see Proto-Indo-European *h₃nobʰilos for the cognates.

Noun[edit]

անիւ (aniw

  1. wheel
    անիւ մեքենայիaniw mekʿenayi ― wheel of a machine
    անիւ յեսանիaniw yesani ― grindstone
    անիւ խորտկացaniw xortkacʿ ― jack
    անիւ տղայոցaniw tłayocʿ ― gig
    անիւ առաջակողման նաւինaniw aṙaǰakołman nawin ― capstern, capstan
  2. axle of a chariot
  3. wheel (torture instrument)
  4. sun

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References[edit]

  • անիւ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • անիւ 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
  • անիւ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “aniw” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 89