դոն

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See also: Դոն

Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դոն (don); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

դոն (don)

  1. (dialectal) kind of longish bread

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • դօն in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *dʰoHnéh₂. Alternatively, borrowed from Hittite [script?] (dūni-), [script?] (tunik, kind of pastry).

Noun[edit]

դոն (don

  1. kind of bread
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably developed metaphorically from the sense “kind of bread”.

Noun[edit]

դոն (don

  1. an architectural ornament/detail, probably architrave

References[edit]

  • դոն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դոն 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
  • դոն 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 241