զիգն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian զիգն (zign); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

զիգն (zign)

  1. hammerhead shark

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Transliteration of Ancient Greek ζύγαινα (zúgaina, hammer-headed shark).

Noun[edit]

զիգն (zign)

  1. hammerhead shark

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “զիգն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 275
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “զիգն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935