արգանդ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian արգանդ (argand).

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Noun[edit]

արգանդ (argand)

  1. womb, uterus

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Ačaṙyan takes the root to be *արգ- (*arg-), found also in արգահատեմ (argahatem), and derives it from Proto-Indo-European *arkʷ-, with Welsh arffed (lap) and Irish arcuinn (cow's udder) as cognates.[1][2] J̌ahukyan derived the ending -անդ (-and) from the Proto-Indo-European *-ti- suffix with a preceding -- element.[3]

Others connect the word with Proto-Slavic *grǫdь (breast) (Russian грудь (grudʹ)).

Noun[edit]

արգանդ (argand)

  1. womb, uterus
    փող, անցք արգանդիpʿoł, ancʿkʿ argandivagina

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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), “արգանդ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-անդ(ն)”, in Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes] (Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer; 2) (in Armenian), Yerevan: Anania Širakacʿi, pages 5–48

Further reading[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “արգանդ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “արգանդ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “argand”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 131