ընծայ

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Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from earlier ընձայ ‎(ənjay), from *ինձայ ‎(*injay), from Proto-Indo-European *enǵʰəti and cognate with Sanskrit अंहति ‎(aṃhati, gift), अंहिति ‎(aṃhiti, gift).

Noun[edit]

ընծայ ‎(əncay)

  1. present, gift, offer, offering
    ընծայ առնել, տալ, մատուցանել‎ ― əncay aṙnel, tal, matucʿanel ― to give, to make a present

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  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ընծայ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ընծայ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ընծայ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935