առաջին

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Armenian[edit]

Armenian ordinal numbers
1-ին 2-րդ  > 
    Cardinal : մեկ ‎(mek)
    Ordinal : առաջին ‎(aṙaǰin)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian առաջին ‎(aṙaǰin); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

առաջին (aṙaǰin)

  1. (ordinal) first

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

առաջին ‎(aṙaǰin) ‎(superlative ամենաառաջին)

  1. first, earliest

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Old Armenian ordinal numbers
1st 2nd  > 
    Cardinal : մի ‎(mi)
    Ordinal : առաջին ‎(aṙaǰin)

Etymology[edit]

From առաջ ‎(aṙaǰ) +‎ -ին ‎(-in).

Numeral[edit]

առաջին ‎(aṙaǰin)

  1. (ordinal) first
    յառաջնմէ, յառաջնում‎ ― yaṙaǰnmē, yaṙaǰnum ― before, at first
    զառաջին‎ ― zaṙaǰin ― first, chief, principal
    զառաջինն/զառաջինսն‎ ― zaṙaǰinn/zaṙaǰinsn ― first, at first, at first sight; originally

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

առաջին ‎(aṙaǰin

  1. prior, antecedent; ancient, primitive, chief; previous, original; precocious
    առաջինք‎ ― aṙaǰinkʿ ― ancestors, predecessors; the ancients

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

առաջին ‎(aṙaǰin)

  1. in the first place

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • առաջին in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • առաջին in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • աջ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Ašot Abrahamyan (1976), Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (fourth edition), Yerevan: Luys