ապաթարց

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ապաթարց (apatʿarcʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ապաթարց (apatʿarcʿ)

  1. (grammar) apostrophe

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Calque from Ancient Greek ἀπόστροφος (apóstrophos, accent of elision), from ἀπό (apó, away) + στρέφω (stréphō, to turn), which was translated as *ապադարձ (*apadarj), from ապա- (apa-, away; negative prefix) +‎ դարձ (darj, turn), but written as ապաթարց (apatʿarcʿ) because of the dialectal pronunciation adopted by the Hellenophile school. See բդեդ (bded) for more examples of such a pronunciation.

Noun[edit]

ապաթարց (apatʿarcʿ

  1. (grammar) apostrophe
  2. reverse side

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ապաթարց in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ապաթարց 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
  • ապաթարց” in Mxitʿar Sebastacʿi (1749–1769), Baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ապաթարց in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University