գետ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian գետ(get).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գետ ‎(get)

  1. river
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian գէտ(gēt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

գետ ‎(get) ‎(traditional orthography spelling գէտ, superlative ամենագետ)

  1. (rare) knowing, having the knowledge
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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wed-os-, from *wed-(water). Cognate with Ancient Greek ὕδος(húdos, water), Sanskrit उत्स(útsa, spring, fountain). Related to Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥.

Noun[edit]

գետ ‎(get)

  1. river
    • c. 600 CEc. 670 CE, Anania Širakacʿi, Yałags harcʿman ew lucman [On Questions and Solutions] 7
      եւ երթեալ յեզր գետոյն, որու Ախուրեանն կոչեն
      and I went to the shore of the river, which they call Axurean

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գետ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գետ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գետ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 18
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 205