ընտանի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ընտանի (əntani); see it for more.

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ընտանի (əntani)

  1. domestic, domesticated, not wild, tame
    ընտանի կենդանիəntani kendani ― domestic animal
  2. (archaic) relating to family life
  3. (archaic) kindred, own, not alien
  4. (archaic) friendly, amicable

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Noun[edit]

ընտանի (əntani)

  1. (dialectal) wife

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

ընդ (ənd) +‎ տան (tan) +‎ (-i)

Adjective[edit]

ընտանի (əntani

  1. domestic; native; kindred, own, not alien
    ընտանի պատերազմəntani paterazm ― intestine strife, domestic broils, civil war
    ընտանի դաւաճան, թշնամիəntani dawačan, tʿšnami ― traitor, intestine foe
  2. familiar
    ընտանի հաւատոյəntani hawatoy ― faithful to the Truth
    ընտանի լինել գրոցəntani linel grocʿ ― to be familiar with, or versed in literature
  3. tamed, not wild; cultivated

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Noun[edit]

ընտանի (əntani

  1. intimate, friend, relation
  2. (in the plural) family
    հայր ընտանեացhayr əntaneacʿ ― the father of a family

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References[edit]

  • ընտանի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ընտանի in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ընտանի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University