ափ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian ափն (apʿn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ափ (apʿ)

  1. coast, bank, shore
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian ափ (apʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ափ (apʿ)

  1. palm (of the hand)
Declension[edit]

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably of Proto-Indo-European origin and cognate with Ancient Greek ἅπτω (háptō), ἁφή (haphḗ). Perhaps also cognate with Sanskrit अप्सस् (apsas, breast, forehead, front side), Tocharian A āpsā (minor limbs) and Hittite [script needed] (ḫappeššar-, limb, part of the body). See also հափափեմ (hapʿapʿem).

Noun[edit]

ափ (apʿ

  1. palm of the hand; handful
    ափ յափոյapʿ yapʿoy ― in haste, on a sudden; impromptu, without preparation
    ափս զափի հարկանելapʿs zapʿi harkanel ― to clap the hands, to applaud

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: ափ (apʿ)

References[edit]

  • ափ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ափ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]