գիւտ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wid-ti-, from *weyd-.

Noun[edit]

գիւտ ‎(giwt)

  1. the act of finding something lost
    առ չգիւտ‎ ― aṙ čʿgiwt ― for the want of
    գիւտք ձկանց‎ ― giwtkʿ jkancʿ ― fishing
    գիւտ որսոյ‎ ― giwt orsoy ― hunting
    ի գիւտ ածել‎ ― i giwt acel ― to invent
    ի գիւտ ածիլ‎ ― i giwt acil ― to be invented
    գիւտք որովայնի‎ ― giwtkʿ orovayni ― tape-worm
  2. artifice, trick
  3. a found thing, invention, discovery
    չքնաղ գիւտք‎ ― čʿkʿnał giwtkʿ ― fine or rare inventions or discoveries
  4. profit
  5. salvation
    եղիցի քեզ անձն քո ի գիւտս‎ ― ełicʿi kʿez anjn kʿo i giwts ― you will save your soul
  6. finder

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Adjective[edit]

գիւտ ‎(giwt)

  1. findable

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գիւտ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գիւտ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գիւտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 216