անանուխ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian անանուխ (ananux); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

անանուխ (ananux)

  1. mint

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hurrian *an-an-uḫḫə or *an-an-uγə. Compare attested Hurrian [script needed] (an-an-is̄ḫə), Akkadian [script needed] (ananīḫu, possibly mint) from Hurrian *an-an-iḫḫə. These are from the same source, with the loss of initial a-: Aramaic נענע (naʿnaʿ), Classical Syriac ܢܢܥܐ (nānʿāʾ), Arabic نَعْنَاع (naʿnāʿ), Hebrew נַעְנַע (naʿnaʿ), Turkish nane, Armenian նանա (nana).

Noun[edit]

անանուխ (ananux)

  1. mint

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “անանուխ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “անանուխ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անանուխ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Diakonoff, Igor M. (1985), “Hurro-Urartian Borrowings in Old Armenian”, in Journal of the American Oriental Society[1], volume 105, issue 4, pages 597–603