բաբիչ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *բաբ- ‎(*bab-), reduplication of բա-մ ‎(ba-m, to speak, tell), +‎ -իչ ‎(-ičʿ).

Noun[edit]

բաբիչ ‎(babičʿ)

  1. sorcerer

Usage notes[edit]

The word is found only in medieval glossaries.

References[edit]

  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 162