դուստր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դուստր (dustr); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

դուստր (dustr)

  1. daughter

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Usage notes[edit]

Colloquially աղջիկ (ałǰik, girl) is used much more often.

Declension[edit]

Note: This irregular declension is a remnant of Old Armenian ե type declension. See below.


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr. The plural դստերք (dsterkʿ) is from Proto-Indo-European nominative plural *dʰugh₂téres.

Noun[edit]

դուստր (dustr) (singular genitive դստեր, plural genitive դստերաց or դստերց, plural դստերք)

  1. daughter
    դուստր եղբօր/քեռնdustr ełbōr/kʿeṙn ― niece
    դուստր որդւոյ/դստերdustr ordwoy/dster ― grand-daughter
    դստերք քաղաքիdsterkʿ kʿałakʿi ― villages, suburbs
    դուստր Սիոնիdustr Sioni ― the old and new Church
    դուստր վերին Սիոնիdustr verin Sioni ― the Church triumphant

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References[edit]

  • դուստր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դուստր 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
  • դուստր 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 244