անկանեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Active voice of the mediopassive verb անկանիմ (ankanim, I fall), because of the action of “throwing” threads, warp and the shuttle.

Verb[edit]

անկանեմ (ankanem)  (aorist indicative անկի)

  1. (transitive) to lay the groundwork of lace
  2. (transitive) to weave
  3. (transitive) to twine

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “անկանեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անկանիմ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “անկանեմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy