գէս

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian gys ‎(gēs, curl, locks). Compare Persian گیس ‎(gis), گیسو ‎(gisu, ringlet of hair, forelock, sidelock, curl), Ossetian хъис ‎(qis, bristle), Avestan 𐬔𐬀𐬉𐬯𐬎 ‎(gaēsu-, curls).

Noun[edit]

գէս ‎(gēs

  1. long hanging hair

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References[edit]

  • գէս in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գէս in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գէս in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]