մածուն

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մածուն (macun).

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Noun[edit]

մածուն (macun)

  1. matzoon

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From մած (mac, glued together, curdled) +‎ -ուն (-un). Typologically compare Persian ماست (māst, coagulated milk, yoghurt) from ماسیدن (māsīdan, to coagulate), Turkish yoğurt from yoğurmak (to plasticize, knead).

Noun[edit]

մածուն (macun

  1. curds, curdled milk, clotted cream

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References[edit]

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