դայեակ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian dʾyk' (dāyag, nurse), Persian دایه (dâye, nurse). The Iranian word is ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁(y)-.

Noun[edit]

դայեակ (dayeak)

  1. nurse
  2. wet-nurse
  3. midwife
  4. tutor

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դայեակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “դայեակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “դայեակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 233