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 չգիւտaṙ čʿgiwt ― for the want of
    գիւտք ձկանցgiwtkʿ jkancʿ ― fishing
    գիւտ որսոյgiwt orsoy ― hunting
    ի գիւտ ածելi giwt acel ― to invent
    ի գիւտ ածիլi giwt acil ― to be invented
    գիւտք որովայնիgiwtkʿ orovayni ― tape-worm
  2. artifice, trick
  3. a found thing, invention, discovery
    չքնաղ գիւտքčʿkʿnał giwtkʿ ― fine or rare inventions or discoveries
  4. profit
  5. salvation
    եղիցի քեզ անձն քո ի գիւտսełicʿi 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]

  • գիւտ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գիւտ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գիւտ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 216