Աշխէն

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See also: Աշխեն

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Median *axšēn, from Iranian *xšaiθnī-, a feminine formation from *xšāy-(to rule); compare Ossetian ӕхсин(æxsin, lady, mistress). Alternatively from the homonym *xšaiθnī-(shining, magnificent, splendid), from *xšay-(to shine); compare Ossetian ӕхсид(æxsid, dawn). The masculine form *xšaita-(shining) gave աշխէտ(ašxēt).

Proper noun[edit]

Աշխէն (Ašxēn)

  1. A female given name

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sebastacʿi, Mxitʿar (1769), “Աշխէն”, in Baṙgirkʿ Haykazean lezui. Baṙaran yatuk anuancʿ [Dictionary of the Armenian Language. Dictionary of Proper Names] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 18