ենթա-

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ենթա- (entʿa-).

Prefix[edit]

ենթա- (entʿa-)

  1. under, sub-, hypo-

Derived terms[edit]



Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adapted by the Hellenizing School from ընդ (ənd) +‎ -ա- (-a-).[1] The spelling ընթա- (əntʿa-) reflects an intermediate form.[1]

Prefix[edit]

ենթա- (entʿa-)

  1. under, sub-, hypo-

Usage notes[edit]

Used post-classically to calque Ancient Greek words prefixed with ὑπο- (hupo-), e.g. ենթադրեմ (entʿadrem) = ὑποτίθημι (hupotíthēmi), ենթածեմ (entʿacem) = ὑπάγω (hupágō), ենթամնամ (entʿamnam) = ὑπομένω (hupoménō), ենթալուսնեայ (entʿalusneay) = ὑποσελήνιος (huposelḗnios), ենթակայ (entʿakay) = ὑπόστασις (hupóstasis).[1]

Derived terms[edit]

Category Old Armenian words prefixed with ընթա- not found


Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “ենթ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 26–27

Further reading[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836), “ենթ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 658b
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ենթ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 157a