առն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian առն ‎(aṙn); see it for more.

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 *Hrsen- ‎(male). Cognates include Ancient Greek ἄρσην ‎(ársēn, male) and Old Persian [script needed] ‎(aršan, male, hero, bull), probably also Ancient Greek ἀρνειός ‎(arneiós, ram).

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․ []
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “առն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “առն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “aṙn”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 111

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