յատակ

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Middle Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian յատակ (yatak).

Noun[edit]

յատակ (yatak)

  1. bottom (e.g. of a sea, stomach, etc.)
  2. land, country
    յատակ հայրենեացyatak hayreneacʿ ― native land or country
  3. homeland

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References[edit]

  • յատակ 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
  • յատակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Martirosyan, from յ- (y-) +‎ Iranian *a-tā̆k (bottomless), composed of the privative prefix *a- and *tā̆k (bottom), whence տակ (tak).

Noun[edit]

յատակ (yatak

  1. bottom (of sea, underworld, hell, etc.)
    յատակ գետոցyatak getocʿ ― canal, bed of a river
    յատակ աղիւսակերտyatak ałiwsakert ― brick pavement
    յատակ սալայատակyatak salayatak ― stone pavement
    յատակ նաւուyatak nawu ― keel of a ship
    առ յատակաւ կործանել, քանդել մինչեւ ցյատակ/ցյատակսaṙ yatakaw korcanel, kʿandel minčʿew cʿyatak/cʿyataks ― to raze to the ground, to level or lay even with the ground, to demolish, to raze or pull down; to sap, to undermine
    լի լինել գետոյն յամենայն յատակս իւրli linel getoyn yamenayn yataks iwr ― to be swelled very high, to rise, to swell beyond, to overflow
  2. land, country
    յատակ հայրենի/հայրենեացyatak hayreni/hayreneacʿ ― native land or country, birth-place, home

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References[edit]

  • յատակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • յատակ 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
  • յատակ 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 489