թագուհի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թագուհի (tʿaguhi); see below.

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Noun[edit]

թագուհի (tʿaguhi)

  1. queen
    ծաղիկների թագուհիcałikneri tʿaguhi ― queen of flowers (rose)
  2. (chess) queen

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is թագուրհի (tʿagurhi), borrowed wholly from Iranian but the exact origin is undetermined. The first component is also found in թագ (tʿag), թագաւոր (tʿagawor). For the ending see -ուհի (-uhi).

Noun[edit]

թագուհի (tʿaguhi

  1. queen
    թագուհին Սաթինիկtʿaguhin Satʿinik ― Queen Sathinice
    մայր թագուհւոյնmayr tʿaguhwoyn ― The Queen Mother
    կեցցէ՛ թագուհինkecʿcʿḗ tʿaguhin ― long live the Queen! God save the Queen!

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References[edit]

  • թագուհի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • թագուհի 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
  • թագ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University