գորտն

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Middle Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գորտ ‎(gort); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

գորտն ‎(gortn), genitive singular գորտան ‎(gortan), nominative plural գորտունք ‎(gortunkʿ)

  1. frog
    գորտան մամուռ‎ ― gortan mamuṙ ― green moss on the surface of morass
  2. the roundish part of the hoof
  3. swelling or fold under the tongue

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References[edit]

  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 227
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գորտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935