նաւթ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Old Persian 𐎴𐎳𐎫 (naft), Persian نفت (naft). Armenian նավթ (navtʿ) is a modern borrowing; the regular development from Old Armenian նաւթ (nawtʿ) would have been նոթ (notʿ), indeed found in some dialects.

Noun[edit]

նաւթ (nawtʿ

  1. naphtha

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References[edit]

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