նաւ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *néh₂us. A borrowing from the Iranian descendant (compare Persian ناو (nâv)) of the same Proto-Indo-European word is also possible, but the native origin is more likely.

Noun[edit]

նաւ (naw

  1. boat, ship; battleship, trireme
    նաւ պատերազմիկnaw paterazmik ― three benched galley, trireme
    նաւ մեծnaw mec ― line of battle-ship, man of war
    նաւ հրձիգnaw hrjig ― fire-ship
    նաւ հինիցnaw hinicʿ ― privateer, corsair
    նաւ զօրագլխականnaw zōraglxakan ― admiral's ship, flagship
    նաւ զրահեալnaw zraheal ― armoured ship, armour-plated ship
    նաւ վաճառականnaw vačaṙakan ― merchant-man, merchant-ship, trading-vessel
    նաւ շոգեմուղnaw šogemuł ― steam-ship, steamer
    նաւ առագաստաւորnaw aṙagastawor ― sailing-boat
    նաւ թեւճակաւորnaw tʿewčakawor ― row-boat
    գումարտակ նաւուցgumartak nawucʿ ― fleet
    վարձ նաւուvarj nawu ― freight
    վարձել զնաւvarjel znaw ― to freight or charter a vessel
    կպրով օծանել/կպրաձիւթել զնաւkprov ōcanel/kprajiwtʿel znaw ― to tar, to careen, to caulk a ship
    կպրաձիւթող նաւուցkprajiwtʿoł nawucʿ ― caulker
    մտանել, ելանել, երթալ ի նաւmtanel, elanel, ertʿal i naw ― to embark, to go on shipboard, to go on board a ship, to take a shipping
    ելանել ի նաւէelanel i nawē ― to land, to go a-shore, to disembark
    դնել ի նաւdnel i naw ― to embark, to ship, to export
    հանել ի նաւէhanel i nawē ― to disembark, to put a-shore, to unload goods
  2. navigation, seafaring
  3. wine-press basin (made of stone)

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References[edit]

  • նաւ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • նաւ 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
  • նաւ 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 500