աբեթ

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian աբեթ (abetʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

աբեթ (abetʿ)

  1. tinder, amadou (usually made of mushroom, charred linen, etc.)
  2. Synonym of աբեթասունկ (abetʿasunk)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976), “աբեթ”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan
  • աբեթ”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “աբեթ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 19

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Marr and J̌ahukyan, borrowed from Georgian აბედი (abedi); but see there for more.

Noun[edit]

աբեթ (abetʿ)

  1. tinder, amadou

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Armenian: աբէդ (abēd), աբեդ (abed)
  • Armenian: աբեթ (abetʿ)

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աբեթ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աբեթ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Marr, N. Ja. (1918), “Jafetičeskije elementy v jazykax Armenii. X [Japhethic Elements in the Languages of Armenia. X]”, in Izvěstija Rossijskoj Akademii Nauk. VI serija[1] (in Russian), volume 12, issue 6, page 339
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “աբեթ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 74a
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “աբեթ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 19