զաւակ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. The oldest meaning was “offspring in any generation and of any gender”. Then the word was confined to first generation, but again, without the limitation of gender.

Noun[edit]

զաւակ (zawak

  1. child (son or daughter)
  2. (in the plural) descendants, descent, generation, posterity

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References[edit]

  • զաւակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • զաւակ 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
  • զաւակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • զաւակ” in Ałekʿsandr Xudabašean (1838), Baṙaran ’i haykakan lezuē ’i ṙusacʿ barbaṙ [Dictionary from the Armenian Language into the Russian Tongue], in 2 vols, Moscow: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, volume I