թիթեռն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թիթեռն (tʿitʿeṙn); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

թիթեռն (tʿitʿeṙn)

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of թիթեռ (tʿitʿeṙ)

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduplication on the basis of *թեր- (*tʿer-), from Proto-Indo-European *pter- (feather; wing).

Noun[edit]

թիթեռն (tʿitʿeṙn

  1. butterfly
    փոխարկիլ ի թիթեռնpʿoxarkil i tʿitʿeṙn ― to become a butterfly

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • թիթեռն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • թիթեռն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 291