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]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գէս”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գէս”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գէս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press