զաւակ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. The oldest meaning was “offspring in any generation and of any gender”. Then the word was confined to first generation, but again, without the limitation of gender.

Noun[edit]

զաւակ ‎(zawak)

  1. child (son or daughter)
  2. (in the plural) descendants, descent, generation, posterity

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “զաւակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “զաւակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “զաւակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Xudabašeancʿ, Ałekʿsandr (1838), “զաւակ”, in Baṙaran ’i haykakan lezuē ’i ṙusacʿ barbaṙ [Dictionary from the Armenian Language into the Russian Tongue], volume I, Moscow: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, page 384a