ատտա

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A nursery word, which may have existed already in Proto-Indo-European; compare Sanskrit अत्ता (attā, mother, older sister) and Proto-Indo-European *átta (father).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ատ‧տա

Noun[edit]

ատտա (atta)

  1. (dialectal) mother, mummy

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “atta”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 124
  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “ատտա”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House