նավ

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Armenian[edit]

նավ (nav)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian նաւ (naw).

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նավ (nav)

  1. ship
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian ناو (nâv). According to Martirosyan “one cannot exclude the possibility that the meaning ‘basin; trough’ has been developed within Armenian, compare the literary meaning ‘winepress basin’” attested for Old Armenian նաւ (naw).

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նավ (nav)

  1. (dialectal) mill race
  2. (dialectal) gutter
  3. (dialectal) tube
  4. (dialectal) basin or drain of a fountain
  5. (dialectal) trough
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References[edit]

  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 500
  • նաւ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University