աղանդեր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian աղանդեր (ałander).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

աղանդեր (ałander)

  1. (formal) dessert

Declension[edit]

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is unknown.

Noun[edit]

աղանդեր (ałander)

  1. dessert
    • 5th century, Pʿawstos Buzand, Hayoc Patmutʿiwnʿ [History of the Armenians] V.7:[1]
      Եւ ի ժամ աղանդեր մատուցանելոյ՝ եդին առաջի նորա միրգ, խնձոր եւ վարունգ եւ ամիճ, զի կերիցէ․
      Ew i žam ałander matucʿaneloy, edin aṙaǰi nora mirg, xnjor ew varung ew amič, zi kericʿē;
      • Translation by Nina G. Garsoïan
        And at the time for the presentation of dessert, they placed fruit before [Aršak]—apples and cucumbers and amič, that he might eat.

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: աղանդեր (ałander)

Further reading[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աղանդեր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աղանդեր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Garsoïan, Nina G. (1989) The Epic Histories Attributed to P‘awstos Buzand (Buzandaran Patmut‘iwnk‘): Translation and Commentary, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, page 199