էշ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian էշ ‎(ēš); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

էշ ‎(ēš)

  1. donkey, ass
  2. (figuratively) ass, jackass; idiot, dumb-ass, fool, blockhead, clot, dimwit

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos. See also ձի ‎(ji).

Noun[edit]

էշ ‎(ēš)

  1. donkey, ass
    էշ մատակ‎ ― ēš matak ― she-ass, she-donkey
    կաթ իշոյ‎ ― katʿ išoy ― ass' milk
    հեծեալ յէշ‎ ― heceal yēš ― to ride on a donkey
    խանչէ, անըռկէ, զռնէ էշ‎ ― xančʿē, anəṙkē, zṙnē ēš ― the ass brays
  2. (military) battering ram
  3. (music) bridge of a violin or other musical instrument
  4. (astronomy) two stars in the constellation of Cancer (Asellus Borealis and Asellus Australis)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (battering ram): խոյ ‎(xoy)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: էշ ‎(ēš)

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “էշ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “էշ”, 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), “էշ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), 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 276