ճիվ

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian ճիվ (čiv).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ճիվ (čiv)

  1. (dialectal) leg, shank in humans and in other vertebrates
  2. arm in humans; wing in birds
  3. (broadly) any limb
  4. (dialectal) thigh
  5. (dialectal) pubis

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References[edit]

  • ճիվ in A. S. Łaribyan, Ē. B. Ałayan, G. B. J̌ahukyan, S. G. Abrahamyan, V. D. Aṙakʿelyan (editors-in-chief) (1969–80), Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian], in 4 vols, Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR
  • Hrach Martirosyan, (2005) On Armenian čiw ‘shank’. In: Iran and the Caucasus, 9.1, pp. 81–84
  • ճիւ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University

Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ճիւ (čiw).

Noun[edit]

ճիվ (čiv), genitive singular ճվեր (čver)

  1. leg, shank

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ճիվ in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan, (2005) On Armenian čiw ‘shank’. In: Iran and the Caucasus, 9.1, pp. 81–84