դրանդի

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դրանդի (drandi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

դրանդի (drandi)

  1. threshold, doorstep
  2. (dialectal) the upper horizontal part of the door-frame
  3. (dialectal) doorframe

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From դր- (dr-, door) + Proto-Armenian *and- (door-frame, vestibule), whence also անդաստակ (andastak) and perhaps անդ (and), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énHt-ih₂; cognate with Sanskrit आता (ātā, door-frame, door-posts), Avestan 𐬄𐬌𐬚𐬌𐬌𐬁 (ąiθiiā, door-post), Latin antae (square pilasters, wall posts of a temple), Old Norse ǫnd (front room, corridor).[1][2][3]

Noun[edit]

դրանդի (drandi)

  1. space before a door, porch
  2. threshold

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 36–37
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անդ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “*and-”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 74

Further reading[edit]

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