անկիւն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The root is անկ- (ank-), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eng-, +‎ -իւն (-iwn). Cognates include Latin angulus, Old Church Slavonic ѫгълъ (ǫgŭlŭ, angle) (Russian угол (ugol)), Old Norse ǫkkla (Icelandic ökkli).

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Noun[edit]

անկիւն (ankiwn)

  1. angle
    անկիւն ճանապարհի‎ ― ankiwn čanaparhiturning of the road
    բութ անկիւն‎ ― butʿ ankiwnobtuse-angled, obtusangular
    սուր անկիւն‎ ― sur ankiwnacute-angled
  2. corner, nook
    անկիւն հատանել‎ ― ankiwn hatanelto drill a hole (on a wall for robbery)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Transliterated from Ancient Greek ἀγκών (ankṓn, elbow) and confused with անկիւն (ankiwn, angle, corner).

Noun[edit]

անկիւն (ankiwn)

  1. elbow (of an arm-chair)
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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անկիւն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “անկիւն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “անկիւն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “ankiwn”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 91