աղուէս

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Related to Ancient Greek ἀλώπηξ (alṓpēx, fox), Sanskrit लोपाश (lopāśá), Persian روباه (rubâh)), possibly also to Proto-Celtic *loɸernos, Avestan 𐬭𐬀𐬋𐬞𐬌 (raōpi), Latin vulpēs (fox), Lithuanian lãpė, and either inherited from Proto-Indo-European[1][2] or of non-Indo-European substrate origin[3].

Noun[edit]

աղուէս (ałuēs)

  1. fox
    կորիւն աղուեսուkoriwn ałuesufox's cub

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, page 34
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աղուէս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “aɫuēs”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 42

Further reading[edit]

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