անգի

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. According to Martirosyan, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éngʷʰis (snake) and related to օձ (ōj).

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անգի (angi) (superlative ամենաանգի)

  1. (dialectal, Karabakh) thin, emaciated
    անգի կտրելangi ktrelto become thin

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1913), “անգի”, in Hayerēn gawaṙakan baṙaran [Armenian Provincial Dictionary] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 9) (in Armenian), Tiflis: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, page 95b
  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “անգի”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House
  • Sargsyan, Artem et al., editors (2001), “անգի”, in Hayocʿ lezvi barbaṙayin baṙaran [Dialectological Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: Hayastan, page 51a
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “*angi”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 70