ձէթ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Semitic origin, probably Classical Syriac. Compare Classical Syriac ܙܝܬܐ (zaytāʼ, olive), absolute form ܙܝܬ (zēθ), Arabic زيت (zait, oil), زيتون (zaytūn, olive) (whence զեյթուն (zeytʿun)), Hebrew זית (zayith, olive).

Noun[edit]

ձէթ (jētʿ

  1. olive oil
  2. (by extension) oil of sesame, linseed, etc.
  3. olive (fruit)
    կթել ձէթktʿel jētʿ ― to gather olives

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References[edit]

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