բոյն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰewH-no-, from *bʰewH-(to be; to grow). Cognates include Sanskrit भुवन(bhúvana, world) and Albanian bun(shepherd's hut).

Noun[edit]

բոյն ‎(boyn)

  1. nest of a bird
    բոյն դնել, կառուցանել‎ ― boyn dnel, kaṙucʿanel ― to nestle, to make one's nest
    հանել ի բունոյ‎ ― hanel i bunoy ― to take out of the nest
  2. (by extension) den, lair, kennel, burrow, hole of other animals
  3. hut, shack of a human
  4. niche, hole

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բոյն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բոյն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բոյն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “բոյն”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 187