էշ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian էշ (ēš); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

էշ (ēš)

  1. donkey, ass
  2. (figuratively) ass, jackass; idiot, dumb-ass, fool, blockhead, clot, dimwit

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos. See also ձի (ji).

Noun[edit]

էշ (ēš

  1. donkey, ass
    էշ մատակēš matak ― she-ass, she-donkey
    կաթ իշոյkatʿ išoy ― ass' milk
    հեծեալ յէշheceal yēš ― to ride on a donkey
    խանչէ, անըռկէ, զռնէ էշxančʿē, anəṙkē, zṙnē ēš ― the ass brays
  2. (military) battering ram
  3. (music) bridge of a violin or other musical instrument
  4. (astronomy) two stars in the constellation of Cancer (Asellus Borealis and Asellus Australis)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (battering ram): խոյ (xoy)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: էշ (ēš)

References[edit]

  • էշ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • էշ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • էշ 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
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 276