ապակի

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ապակի (apaki); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ապակի (apaki)

  1. glass
    պատուհանները ապակուց ենpatuhannerə apakucʿ en — the windows are made of glass

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing, probably Parthian. Compare Persian آبگینه (ābgīna), Middle Persian ʾp̄ḵynk' (ābgēnag, crystal, glass), Sogdian ʾʾpkynʾk (crystal), Ossetian авг (avg).

Noun[edit]

ապակի (apaki

  1. glass (the material)
    ապակի պատուհանացapaki patuhanacʿ — window-glass
  2. drinking-glass (for wine)
  3. bottle

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Usage notes[edit]

The word has three combining forms: ապակա- (apaka-), ապակե- (apake-) and ապակէ- (apakē-).

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References[edit]

  • ապակի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ապակի 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
  • ապակի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • "ābgēnag" in David Neil MacKenzie (1986), A Concise Pahlavi Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-713559-5