Միջագետք

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian Միջագետք ‎(Miǰagetkʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Միջագետք ‎(Miǰagetkʿ)

  1. Mesopotamia

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Barsełyan, Hovhannes (2006), “Ašxarhagrakan anunneri hayeren taṙadarjutʿyan masin orošum [A Decision on Armenian Transcription of Geographic Names]”, in Terminabanakan ew ułłagrakan tełekatu [Terminological and Orthographic Reference Book][1] (in Armenian), 6th edition, Yerevan: 9-rd hrashalik, ISBN 99941-56-03-9, page 52

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From մէջ ‎(mēǰ) +‎ -ա- ‎(-a-) +‎ գետ ‎(get) +‎ ‎(-kʿ), because Mesopotamia is between Euphrates and Tigris.

Proper noun[edit]

Միջագետք ‎(Miǰagetkʿpl

  1. Mesopotamia

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “Միջագետք”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn. Ašxarhagrakan Ew Patmakan Anuankʿ [New Dictionary Armenian–English. Appendix of Geographic and Historical Names], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “Միջագետք”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy