անութ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian անութ (anutʿ).

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Noun[edit]

անութ (anutʿ)

  1. armpit

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is probably անթ (antʿ), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *h₂nk-ti-, *h₂nk-to- (bending, bent arm), suffixed from *h₂enk- (to bend, curve).

Alternatively, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂(V)nt-h₂-o- and cognate with Lithuanian añtis (bosom).

Noun[edit]

անութ (anutʿ)

  1. armpit

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “անութ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “անութ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անութ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “ant‘”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 83