ապակի

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ապակի (apaki).

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Noun[edit]

ապակի (apaki)

  1. glass
    պատուհանները ապակուց ենpatuhannerə apakucʿ enthe windows are made of glass

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing, probably Parthian. Compare Persian آبگینه (ābgīna), Middle Persian ʾp̄ḵynk' (ābgēnag, crystal, glass), Sogdian ʾʾpkynʾk (crystal), Ossetian авг (avg).

Noun[edit]

ապակի (apaki)

  1. glass (the material)
    ապակի պատուհանացapaki patuhanacʿwindow-glass
  2. drinking-glass (for wine)
  3. bottle

Usage notes[edit]

The word has three combining forms: ապակա- (apaka-), ապակե- (apake-) and ապակէ- (apakē-).

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References[edit]

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