տիւ

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *diwoh₁ (during the day), compare *dyew-. Cognate with Sanskrit दिवा (divā, by day), Latin diū. See also երկտի (erkti), ծիածան (ciacan), տկողին (tkołin).

Noun[edit]

տիւ (tiw

  1. day, daytime, the part of the day when the sun shines
    տիւ եւ գիշերtiw ew gišer ― nychthemeron
    ի տուէ/ի տունջեանi tuē/i tunǰean ― during the day, by day, in the day-time
    ի լուսապայծառ/ի լոյս տունջեանi lusapaycaṙ/i loys tunǰean ― in broad day light
    ընդ տիւն ողջոյնənd tiwn ołǰoyn ― all day long
    ի տուէ եւ ի գիշերի, զտիւ եւ զգիշերi tuē ew i gišeri, ztiw ew zgišer ― day and night, night and day
    չեւ խոնարհեալ տունջեանčʿew xonarheal tunǰean ― before the end of the day, before nightfall
    արփիաճաճանչ տիւarpʿiačačančʿ tiw ― fine day, fine weather
    ի տունջենիս յայսմիկi tunǰenis yaysmik ― this day, to-day

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References[edit]

  • տիւ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • տիւ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • տիւ 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
  • Ranko Matasović (2009), A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian, Zagreb, page 8
  • Robert Godel (1975), An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 35