գիծ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գիծ (gic).

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Noun[edit]

գիծ (gic)

  1. line

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “գիծ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 556b

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.[1] According to J̌ahukyan, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *wih₁-ǵ-, from *weyh₁- (to go straight, take direction; way, row), whence Sanskrit वीत (vītá, line, row), वीथि (vīthi, row, line; road, way) and Latin via (road).[2]

Noun[edit]

գիծ (gic)

  1. line
  2. letter, character
  3. trace; notch; incision, cut
  4. direction
  5. row

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “գիծ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 556
  2. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “գիծ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 161a

Further reading[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գիծ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • J̌axǰaxean, Manuēl (1837), “գիծ”, in Baṙgirkʿ i barbaṙ hay ew italakan [Armenian–Italian Dictionary], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գիծ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy