ատտա

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

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]

  • “atta” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 124
  • ատտա in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR