անդ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian անդ (and); see it for more.

Adverb[edit]

անդ (and)

  1. (dated) there, yonder, in that place

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian անդ (and); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

անդ (and)

  1. Alternative form of հանդ (hand)
Declension[edit]

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From *նո- (*no-) grown with an obscure suffix (-d) also found in աստ (ast) as -տ (-t).

Adverb[edit]

անդ (and)

  1. there, yonder, in that place
    անդ ի ներքսand i nerkʿstherein, within
    ի վեր անդi ver andthere above, yonder above
    անդ ի վայրand i vayrdown there, below
    աստ եւ անդast ew andhere and there
    անդ ուրեմնand uremnthere
  2. at that time, then
    անդ եւ աստand ew astthen.. and now
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Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *h₂endʰ-, with cognates including Tocharian A ānt, Tocharian B ānte (surface) Sanskrit अन्धस (ándhas, sprout of the Soma-plant), Ancient Greek ἄνθος (ánthos).

Alternatively, from Proto-Armenian *and- (door-frame, vestibule) (whence դրանդի (drandi)) with a semantic shift “door-frame, threshold, vestibule” → “court, courtyard” → “estate; household; family” → “the outer part of estate/properties”.

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Noun[edit]

անդ (and)

  1. cornfield, arable field
    անդքandkʿthe fields, country
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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “անդ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “անդ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անդ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “and”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 72