այգ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian այգ ‎(ayg).

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այգ ‎(ayg)

  1. (poetic) daybreak, dawn, morning
  2. (figuratively) dawn (of), outset (of), start (of)
  3. (figuratively) youth

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Armenian *aygo-, from *awyo-, from *aw(h)i-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ws-s-i, locative singular of *h₂éwsōs ‎(dawn).

Noun[edit]

այգ ‎(ayg)

  1. morning
    ընդ այգն, յայգուէ, ընդ այգս այգուն, այգուն/այգուցն‎ ― ənd aygn, yayguē, ənd aygs aygun, aygun/aygucʿn ― at day-break, at the dawn of day, in the morning
    այգ լինել‎ ― ayg linel ― to dawn

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “այգ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “այգ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “այգ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “ayg”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 54