անկիւն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eng- +‎ -իւն (-iwn). Cognates include Latin angulus, Old Church Slavonic ѫгълъ (ǫgŭlŭ, angle), Old Norse ǫkkla (Icelandic ökkli).[1][2][3]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

անկիւն (ankiwn)

  1. angle
    անկիւն ճանապարհիankiwn čanaparhiturning of the road
    բութ անկիւնbutʿ ankiwnobtuse-angled, obtusangular
    սուր անկիւնsur ankiwnacute-angled
  2. corner, nook
    անկիւն հատանելankiwn hatanelto drill a hole (on a wall for robbery)
Declension[edit]
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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), “անկիւն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “ankiwn”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 91

Further reading[edit]

  • 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

Etymology 2[edit]

Transliteration of Ancient Greek ἀγκών (ankṓn, elbow); confused with անկիւն (ankiwn, angle, corner).[1]

Noun[edit]

անկիւն (ankiwn)

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անկիւն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press