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

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • “*apʿi, *apʿu” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 158