տիեզերք

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian տիեզերք (tiezerkʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Eastern Armenian) IPA(key): [ti(j)ɛˈzɛɾkʰ], (colloquial, under Russian influence) IPA(key): [tʲɛˈzɛɾkʰ]
  • Hyphenation: տի‧ե‧զերք

Noun[edit]

տիեզերք (tiezerkʿ)

  1. cosmos, universe, world
  2. space

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *տի (*ti, great) +‎ եզերք (ezerkʿ). See տէր (tēr) for the first part.

Noun[edit]

տիեզերք (tiezerkʿpl 

  1. the universe, the whole world, the Earth, macrocosm
    ընդ տիեզերս, ընդ ամենայն/բնաւ տիեզերս, ընդ ոլորտս տիեզերացənd tiezers, ənd amenayn/bnaw tiezers, ənd olorts tiezeracʿ ― throughout the world, every where
    առնել տիեզերս անապատaṙnel tiezers anapat ― to reduce the Earth to a waste

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References[edit]

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