դոն

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See also: Դոն

Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դոն (don); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

դոն (don)

  1. (dialectal) kind of longish bread

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “դօն”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *dʰoHnéh₂. Alternatively, borrowed from Hittite [script needed] (dūni-), [script needed] (tunik, kind of pastry).

Noun[edit]

դոն (don)

  1. kind of bread
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably developed metaphorically from the sense “kind of bread”.

Noun[edit]

դոն (don)

  1. an architectural ornament/detail, probably architrave

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դոն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “դոն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “դոն”, 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 241