ափի

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nursery word, perhaps of Proto-Indo-European origin. Compare Ancient Greek ἀπφῦς(apphûs, daddy), ἄπφα(áppha, endearing address between brothers and sisters, also beloved ones), Tocharian B āppo(father).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ափի ‎(apʿi)

  1. (dialectal) father
  2. (dialectal) honouring address to old people

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References[edit]

  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “*apʿi, *apʿu”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 158