անձաւ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂enǵʰ- (narrow), whence also անձուկ (anjuk). The origin of the ending -աւ (-aw) is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

անձաւ (anjaw

  1. cavern, den, cave

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References[edit]

  • անձաւ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • անձաւ 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
  • անձաւ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “anjaw” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 91