ծին

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ծին (cin); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

ծին (cin)

  1. the act of giving birth, delivery (of animals)
  2. the time of giving birth (of animals)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁os.

Noun[edit]

ծին (cin

  1. birth, delivery
    ի ծնէi cnē ― by birth; from one's birth
    կոյր ի ծնէkoyr i cnē ― born-blind, blind from his birth
    զծնէ կաղն գնացուցանելzcnē kałn gnacʿucʿanel ― to cause the born lame to walk
  2. (figuratively) origin, source, rise, birth
  3. (figuratively) base (of a mountain)
  4. (anatomy) womb, uterus
  5. spot, sign

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References[edit]

  • ծին in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ծին 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
  • ծին in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 342