առն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian առն (aṙn)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

առն (aṙn)

  1. (archaic) wild ram

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976), “առն”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁r̥sen- (male). Cognates include Ancient Greek ἔρσην (érsēn), ἄρσην (ársēn, male), Avestan 𐬀𐬭𐬱𐬀𐬥- (aršan-, man, male), probably also Ancient Greek ἀρνειός (arneiós, ram).[1][2][3]

Noun[edit]

առն (aṙn)

  1. wild ram
    • c. 600 CEc. 670 CE, Anania Širakacʿi
      Ունի լերինս մեծս երիս․ ունի երէս, եղջերու, այծ եւ քաղս, առն եւ արտի, վիթ, եւ կըկիթ եւ խոզ․ []
      Uni lerins mecs eris; uni erēs, ełǰeru, ayc ew kʿałs, aṙn ew arti, vitʿ, ew kəkitʿ ew xoz; []
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 38–39
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “առն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “aṙn”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 111

Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Armenian *arno-, by metathesis from *anro-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂nrós; compare Ancient Greek ἀνδρός (andrós).

Noun[edit]

առն (aṙn)

  1. genitive singular of այր (ayr)
  2. dative singular of այր (ayr)
  3. locative singular of այր (ayr)

References[edit]

  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “ayr₁”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 61