մաշկաթեւ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian մաշկաթեւ (maškatʿew).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մաշկաթեւ (maškatʿew)

  1. (rare) bat

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

մաշկաթեւ (maškatʿew)

  1. having a wing of skin

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • մաշկաթեւ 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
  • մաշկաթև and մաշկալ in Artem Sargsyan et al. (eds.) (2001–2012), in 7 vols, Hayocʿ lezvi barbaṙayin baṙaran [Dialectological Dictionary of the Armenian Language], Yerevan: National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, volume IV, page 26b

Middle Armenian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Traditional) IPA(key): [mɑʃkɑˈtʰɛv]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մաշկաթեւ (maškatʿew, having a wing of skin), originally an epithet of the bat.

Noun[edit]

մաշկաթեւ (maškatʿew), genitive singular մաշկաթեւի (maškatʿewi)

  1. bat
    • 13–14th centuries, Kirakos Episkopos, Govkʿ Tʿṙčʿnocʾ [Praise of Birds] 222–225
      Մաշկաթեւին փետուր չկայր,
      Զինչ որ գործէ զսէկըն կաւշկար․
      Ունի ականջ ու ագին ի վայր,
      Յիստակ զեդ մուկն է ոստըւար։
      Maškatʿewin pʿetur čʿkayr,
      Zinčʿ or gorcē zsēkən kawškar;
      Uni akanǰ u agin i vayr,
      Yistak zed mukn ē ostəwar.
      The bat has no feathers,
      [It has a skin] like the leather dressed by a cobbler.
      It has ears and a downward tail
      Just like a mouse hanging down from a branch
    • 1478 CE – 1492 CE, Amirdovlatʿ Amasiacʿi, Angitacʿ anpēt [Useless for Ignoramuses] Table Š
      թեւն եւ գունն մաշկաթեւ կու նմանի․ եւ ագին նման է մկան ագուն․ եւ մէջն փուշ ունի զերդ ասեղ
      tʿewn ew gunn maškatʿew ku nmani; ew agin nman ē mkan agun; ew mēǰn pʿuš uni zerd aseł
      the wing and the color [of the stingray] are similar to a bat; the tail is similar to the tail of a mouse; and in it it has a sting like a needle
    • 16–17th centuries, Eremia Mełrecʿi or Sargis Evdokiacʿi, Baṙgirkʿ hayocʿ [Armenian Dictionary] 137
      Մաշկաթեւ · չղջիկան։
      Maškatʿew · čʿłǰikan.
      Maškatʿew — bat.

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • մաշկաթեւ in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • մաշկ 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 450
  • Hayk Amalyan (1975), Baṙgirkʿ hayocʿ [Armenian Dictionary], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, pages 209, 264

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From մաշկ (mašk) +‎ -ա- (-a-) +‎ թեւ (tʿew).

Adjective[edit]

մաշկաթեւ (maškatʿew

  1. having a wing of skin (an epithet of the bat)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • մաշկաթեւ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • մաշկաթեւ 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
  • մաշկ 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 450