թեւ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թեւ (tʿew).

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Noun[edit]

թեւ (tʿew)

  1. wing
    ինքնաթիռի թևwing of an airplane
  2. arm of a human
  3. fin of a fish
  4. (military) wing, flank
  5. (politics) wing

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

թեւ (tʿew

  1. wing
    թեւ աղօրեացtʿew ałōreacʿ ― sails of a wind-mill; sweep, fan
    թեւ ձկանցtʿew jkancʿ ― fins of fish
    թեւ զօրացtʿew zōracʿ ― wings of an army
    թեւ հանդերձիցtʿew handerjicʿ ― sleeve of a coat
    թեւ նաւուtʿew nawu ― rudder, oar, or sail of a ship
    թեւ դրանցtʿew drancʿ ― leaf, fold of door
    թեւ տաճարիtʿew tačari ― towers of the temple; pyramids
    թեւ գառագղիtʿew gaṙagłi ― portcullis; greatest door of menagery
    թեւք երկրիtʿewkʿ erkri ― the ends of the earth
    թեւս առնուլtʿews aṙnul ― to have wings, feathers
    թեւս ածելtʿews acel ― to flutter, to take wing; to fly away
    թեւ ի թեւ, թեւ ի թեւ խառնեալ/յեռեալtʿew i tʿew, tʿew i tʿew xaṙneal/yeṙeal ― arm in arm
    թեւ տալ ումէքtʿew tal umēkʿ ― to give one's arm to
    բանալ, պարզել, հատանել զթեւսbanal, parzel, hatanel ztʿews ― to spread the wings
    հատանել զթեւսhatanel ztʿews ― to clip or crop (a bird's wings); to fetter or paralyze a person
  2. arm of a human
  3. flight, rush, dash
    թեւք հողմոցtʿewkʿ hołmocʿ ― blow of a wind
  4. (figuratively) wing, protection
    թեւ արկանելtʿew arkanel ― to extend the wings; to be a protector, to patronize; to obtain possession

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References[edit]

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