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]

From Proto-Indo-European *s/Hapʰ- or *s/Hap-s- and cognate with Ancient Greek ἅπτω (háptō), ἁφή (haphḗ).[1][2][3] 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).[3] See also հափափեմ (hapʿapʿem).

Noun[edit]

ափ (apʿ)

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

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: ափ (apʿ)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 40–41
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ափ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. 3.0 3.1 Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 157–158

Further reading[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ափ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ափ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy