գինձ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գինձ (ginj).

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Noun[edit]

գինձ (ginj)

  1. coriander (the plant and the seeds)

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References[edit]

  • գինձ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume I, page 559b

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wendʰyo-, from the root *wendʰ-, whence also գինդ (gind, round), because of the round shape of coriander seeds. For this primary sense compare Georgian ქინძისთავი (k’injist’avi, pinhead, literally coriander's head).

Noun[edit]

գինձ (ginj

  1. coriander (the plant and the seeds)

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References[edit]

  • գինձ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գինձ 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
  • գինձ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume I, page 559b
  • Geworg J̌ahukyan (1987), Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 156