առն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian առն (aṙn); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

առն (aṙn)

  1. (archaic) wild ram

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • առն in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *Hrsen- (male). Cognates include Ancient Greek ἄρσην (ársēn, male) and Old Persian [script needed] (aršan, male, hero, bull), probably also Ancient Greek ἀρνειός (arneiós, ram).

Noun[edit]

առն (aṙn

  1. wild ram
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • առն 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
  • առն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “aṙn” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 111

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Armenian *arno-, by metathesis from *anro-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂nrós; compare Ancient Greek ἀνδρός (andrós).

Noun[edit]

առն (aṙn)

  1. genitive singular of այր (ayr)
  2. dative singular of այր (ayr)
  3. locative singular of այր (ayr)

References[edit]

  • “ayr₁” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 61