գաղութ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian գաղութ (gałutʿ)

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Noun[edit]

գաղութ (gałutʿ)

  1. colony, settlement
  2. (collectively) colonists, settlers

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Aramaic גָּלוּתָא (gālūṯā, exile)[1] or Classical Syriac ܓܠܘܬܐ (gālūṯā)[2][3]. The etymology was first proposed by de Lagarde.[4]

Noun[edit]

գաղութ (gałutʿ)

  1. emigration, flight
    • 6th century, Philo of Alexandria
      Զառաջին գաղութ բնակափոխութեան ʼի քաղդէացւոցն երկրէ ʼի խառանացւոցն ասի առնել։
      Zaṙaǰin gałutʿ bnakapʿoxutʿean ʼi kʿałdēacʿwocʿn erkrē ʼi xaṙanacʿwocʿn asi aṙnel.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 476
  2. ^ Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, pages 301–302
  3. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “գաղութ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 505ab
  4. ^ de Lagarde, Paul (1877) Armenische Studien[1] (in German), Göttingen: Dieterich, § 445, page 32

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