անիծ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian անիծ (anic).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

անիծ (anic)

  1. nit, louse egg

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European. Cognates include Ancient Greek κονίς (konís), Albanian thëni, Russian гни́да (gnída) and Old English hnitu (English nit).[1][2][3] The precise reconstruction of the Proto-Indo-European form remains problematic.

Noun[edit]

անիծ (anic)

  1. nit, louse egg

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 36–37
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անիծ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “anic”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 86

Further reading[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “անիծ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “անիծ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy