գինդ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գինդ (gind); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գինդ (gind)

  1. earring
  2. round ornament attached to a dress

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wendʰ-eh₂-. Cognates include Proto-Germanic *windaną, Sanskrit वन्धुर (vandhúra, chariot driver's box) and possibly Albanian vëth (earring). Related to վանդակ (vandak) and գինձ (ginj) but not related to գունդ (gund).

Noun[edit]

գինդ (gind

  1. earring
  2. necklace, collar

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References[edit]

  • գինդ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գինդ 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
  • գինդ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 213