եւ

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See also: -եւ and և

Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɛv], (word-initially or separately) IPA(key): [jɛv]
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From ե + ւ. The typographical variant և (ew) is a ligature of these two symbols.

Letter[edit]

եւ

  1. The 37th letter of Armenian alphabet according to Reformed Orthography. Represents [ɛv] (but [jɛv] word-initially and separately). Transliterated as ew.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian եւ (ew).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • յեվ (yev) (reformed orthography spelling in 1922–1940)

Conjunction[edit]

եւ (ew)

  1. (somewhat formal) and
Synonyms[edit]

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁epi (at, near).

Conjunction[edit]

եւ (ew)

  1. and; also, likewise
    եւ ..., եւ ...ew ..., ew ...both ... and ...
    եւ ոչew očʿneither, no, nor
    ոչ մին եւ ոչ միւսնočʿ min ew očʿ miwsnneither; neither one nor the other
    եւ երիտասարդ եւ ծերքew eritasard ew cerkʿboth young and old
    եւ այլնew aylnet cetera, and so on
    եւ այն զի, եւ այս զիew ayn zi, ew ays zithe more so
    եւ արդew ardnow, then
    եւ եւսew ewsalso, more, over, still, moreover, likewise
    եւ զի, եւ քանզիew zi, ew kʿanzisince, because
    չեւ, չեւ եւսčʿew, čʿew ewsnot yet; not till now
    չեւ տեսեալčʿew tesealbefore seeing

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: եւ (ew)

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “եւ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “եւ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Fortson, Benjamin W. (2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, page 386
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 10
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “եւ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy