սան

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian սան (san); see below.

Noun[edit]

սան (san)

  1. nursling
  2. pupil; alumnus
  3. godchild
  4. adopted child, foster child
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian սան (san).

Noun[edit]

սան (san)

  1. copper cauldron
Declension[edit]

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Zero-grade of the root սուն- (sun-, feeding, fostering).

Noun[edit]

սան (san

  1. nursling; foster child
  2. pupil, scholar
  3. godchild
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Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

սան (san

  1. kettle, boiler, caldron, saucepan, stewpan
  2. (chemistry) still, cucurbit
    սան Պապենsan Papen ― Papin's digestor, athanor, digesting-furnace
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References[edit]

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