անանուխ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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

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References[edit]

  • անանուխ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • անանուխ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • անանուխ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Igor M. Diakonoff (1985), Hurro-Urartian Borrowings in Old Armenian. In: Journal of the American Oriental Society 105.4: 597–603